Home Affairs

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Home Affairs.

R5 Million Investment for Business Visa

Department of Home Affairs

In order to qualify for a business visa, R5 000 000 needs to be invested by a foreigner in an existing South African business or a potential business.

This directive is contained in regulations published in Government Gazette 37837.

R37 000 Pension Per Month for Retired Person Visa

Department of Home Affairs

In order to qualify for a retired person visa, an applicant will need a minimum monthly pension payment of R37 000.

This requirement is contained in a batch of Immigration Act regulations published in Government Gazette 37716 in terms of the Immigration Act of 2002.

Part-Time Work for Study Visa Holders

The Presidency

Holders of study visas will soon be able to carry out part-time work in South Africa.

This provision is contained in the Immigration Amendment Act of 2011 set to come into effect on 26 May 2014.