Short Term Work Permits Comparative Of Southern African Countries

by Andreas Krensel, Partner by Dirk Meissner, Partner at IBN

Let’s have a quick comparative glance at short term work permits for South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia to illustrate their similarities and where they may differ.

Please keep in mind that this is a current overview of short term work visas and that legislation changes could affect their application in future.

We do keep abreast of such changes in the legislative arena and make it our duty to keep our clients informed.

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In South Africa, all work permits and visas are regulated under the South African Immigration Act of 2002.

The short term work visa, which is commonly referred to as “section 11.2”, is issued initially to a foreigner for a period of up to 90 days. It is designed for companies who require the expertise of foreigners to perform urgent work of a temporary nature; this would typically be ‘hands on productive activities’ or essential punctual maintenance jobs. (read more….)

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Andreas Krensel

Partner at IBN

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Dirk Meissner

Partner at IBN