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Thursday, 27th November 2014

Relocating to South Africa Information

Introduction

South Africa is a wonderful country full of colourful people, amazing scenery and great hospitality. The great news is that the quality of life is high and the cost of living is relatively low.

However on the other side of the coin you must be aware that South Africa is a Nation in change and this has brought about some negative aspects: Crime is high, education standards in certain schools are not the highest and health care is an ongoing concern.

This guide is broken up into two main areas - visa requirements and issues that you will face when arriving in South Africa.

Visa Requirements

To immigrate to South Africa you will need to fall into one of the applicable groupings that the South African Government has determined. Full details can be found at this page:

Settling down in South Africa

Once you have required the correct documentation the next step is moving to South Africa. We have collected a small guide on what to expect in South Africa regarding certain day-to-day needs: