Visas for South Africans: Do you need a visa to travel to Australia and what does it cost?

Australia is a popular travel destination for South Africans, whether for vacationing or on a more permanent basis.

The political uncertainty of recent years saw a bit of a spike in the country’s citizens seeking to settle elsewhere, with the land Down Under getting a decent chunk of Saffers moving to its shores.

Most recently, one of former President Jacob Zuma’s bloodiest cabinet reshuffles saw Australian visa requests from South African surge by up to three times, following the axing of Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan from his previous post as Finance Minister.
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South Africa to tighten Visa Requirements For Israeli Citizens After Gaza Attack

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has condemned Monday’s carnage in the Gaza Strip as ‘an act of provocation and a violation of international law’.

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will raise, in Cabinet, the possibility of tighter visa requirements for Israeli citizens and the question of South Africans with dual citizenship who “fight in wars that South Africa regards as unjust”.
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25% OFF Global Flights: London, New York, Frankfurt, Zurich, Phuket, Bangkok… BOOK NOW!

Qatar Airways are offering amazing deals to global destinations. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW before tickets are taken.

Till when can I book? Until 28 Feb 2018

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UK Student Visa – Study in the UK in 2018

As the end of the academic year in South Africa is approaching, the queries on how to qualify for a UK Student visa increase. Qualifications from British educational institutions are held in high esteem and are highly sought after. As it is relatively easy for young South Africans wanting to study in the UK to […]
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Belgium invites Catalans to claim asylum, but not Boers and Afrikaners, who are also being oppressed and persecuted?

A Belgian minister has said “Catalan people who feel politically threatened can ask for asylum in Belgium. That includes President Puigdemont. This is 100 percent legal,” Theo Francken, the state secretary for asylum and migration, told public broadcaster VRT late on Saturday. Catalonia’s president (now in exile), Carles Puigdemont, says he’s not seeking asylum in Belgium, after fleeing […]
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South African expats fear losing tax exemption

South Africans living abroad are fuming. Many will now be forced to come home after the Treasury announced a proposal to remove the foreign employment income tax exemption for South African expatriates. This means that those who make money from overseas employment could now be taxed domestically on their earnings. Magda Schoeman, who has lived […]
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SARS requires you to declare your Worldwide Income

SARS has lodged a Five Year Compliance Drive this month on all South Africans residents working in foreign countries. Pravin Gordhan mentioned in his Budget Speech that SARS is going to target all South Africans working abroad. Since these announcements various changes has been brought about regarding the responsibilities of the South African individual, company, […]
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Fly To St. Petersburg, Russia -The Venice of the North

The Nevsky Prospekt is pretty much the city’s main street, filled with famous buildings and architecture. Watching the bridges open for the ships to pass by on the Neva is a passtime popular with both tourists and residents, and as the city is built on about 40 islands connected by bridges and boats, it’s sometimes […]
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Russia is now Visa Free for 3 months for South Africans! Check Flights Here.

Starting from the 1st of April 2017 South Africans can visit Russia for up to 90 days’ visa free! Plus, thanks to SAFFA you can save big on flights which is a perfect reason to visit the vividly beautiful cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg! Hurry book now these flights are selling fast! T&C’s Apply. […]
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