Moving abroad: Five steps to making your move simpler

Picking the right removal company will be one of the most important decisions you make when moving abroad.

Once you have decided you are moving abroad, it is vital that one of the first steps you take towards making your move as plain-sailing as possible is to choose the right removal company.

We chatted to the experts at Stuttaford Van Lines and found out the best way to approach a big move.
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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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Moving to the UK? Don’t leave South Africa without tying up these loose-ends

For South Africans, the road to the UK can be a challenging one, but once you get there it’s worth it. To help you navigate through all the requirements and to ensure that your move goes off as smoothly as possible, we’ve compiled some essential advice and information based on what other Saffas have learned while making the big move…
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Brittanje wil 2 500 onwettige immigrante van Zimbabwe deporteer

Brittanje wil minstens 2 500 onwettige immigrante van Zimbabwe deporteer, berig Zimbabwe.com.

Catriona Lang, Britse ambassadeur in Zimbabwe, het dié boodskap onlangs aan adj.pres. Kembo Mohadi van Zimbabwe oorgedra.

Die Grant Haskinaankondiging kom nadat Theresa May, premier van Brittanje, gesê het haar regering is vasbeslote om die aantal immigrante wat die land binnegaan, met duisende te verminder.
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UK Immigration Changes of 2017 that made everyone happy

This past year brought many UK immigration changes. Some of the immigration changes brought good news, whilst others, unfortunately, made some applications even more complicated. But, let’s focus on the good news for the past year! Immigration Changes – New UK Family Migration Rules A Supreme Court ruling in the case of MM et Ors, […]
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Proving your good character for British citizenship

In order to be successful in your British citizenship application, the Home Office must be satisfied that you are of good character. If you are not able to fulfil this requirement, your British citizenship application will be denied. It is thus crucial that future British citizenship applicants keep this in mind in their preparation for […]
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Are you flying to the UK? Check out these tips on customs and more

The consultants often receive desperate pleas for help from South Africans who are refused entry to the United Kingdom at the Port of Entry. Help at this stage, is, unfortunately, often too late. Our consultants have compiled some tips for persons travelling to the UK from South Africa. Pre-departure tips for flying to the UK […]
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South African Expats (SAFFAs) Moving to the UK

Expats moving to the UK do so for various reasons. Whatever your motivation may be, your move to the UK holds the advantage that you won’t need to learn a new language from scratch. InterNations has lots of useful information on moving to the UK, from life in London to UK visa regulations. Many of […]
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The United States isn’t as far away as some South Africans might think

The US is no new frontier for South Africans looking to move abroad, but never before has it been more attractive and accessible. The United States is home to almost 100 000 South Africans, with expats settling the land of the free as of the mid 20th century. Most of those leaving Mzanzi for the […]
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Immigrating to UK assistance: what you need to tell the Home Office

VG Immigration has noticed that a lot of visa and Biometric residence permit (BRP) holders in the UK are not aware that they need to report any change in their circumstances to the Home Office. In accordance with the Immigration Rules you need to apply for a new BRP if any of the following things […]
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