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Business Visa of South Africa

Business Visa of South Africa

Because of the essence of this visa kind
Because of the nature to the visa type, you will not be required to truly have a job offer from a South African business in order to be eligible. However, any dependents that you simply bring along on your visa will not be allowed to work or study in the country. In the event, you would like to order a different visa for your family, please contact us to learn more. With a success rate of over 98%, we’re certain to be able to assist you along with your family move to South Africa fast and simply. Why run the risk of getting your company visa rejected when our service is the world’s number one?
After several years of running your company in South Africa, company visa holders are usually permitted to apply for permanent residency in the country, although this is subject to certain rules regarding behavior. So, not only does the South Africa company visa give our customers the right to run a company in the nation, but it also provides a great chance to gain citizenship in this astounding, diverse land.

Company launching in South Africa

So you’ve decided to conduct business in South Africa. Good alternative! Being the entrance to Africa, South Africa is among the most promising emerging markets on the planet. The gateway to Africa’s class infrastructure, access to markets and developing market makes it a sought-after business destination.
Its location makes it extremely attractive as it lies along the foot of Africa providing accessibility to opportunities, which exist throughout the continent. A continent that boasts a population count of over 1bn.
The normal procedure involved in starting a business in South Africa includes:
— Registering the Business at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)
— Opening a Bank Account ( Please talk to us about the Banks that NWI works with )
— Registering for income tax, VAT, and worker withholding tax (PAYE and SITE) at the South African Revenue Service (SARS)
— Registering for unemployment insurance in the Department of Labour.
— Registering with the Commissioner in deference to the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act
If you want to conduct your business in South Africa and get residency on this basis, you will need a Business Permit. South Africa Immigration can help with all the above.

Visas in the Business flow include:
— Business Permit
— Corporate Permit
South Africa Visa Eligibility Assessment
South Africa Immigration eases the South African visa process from beginning to finish. Our services comprise applications for Immigration to South Africa, and we also offer other ancillary move services. Whether expanding your visa, applying for a change of status in South Africa or commencing a company, our trained immigration consultants are on hand to assist. The visas that we assist with are: Work, Business, Retirement, Study, Family, Spouse and Life Partner Visas, Permanent Residency applications and Citizenship.
Once you leave your question you may be reached within 24 hours by one of our Immigration Agents for South Africa.

Business Permit
Company Permits
Processing Time in South Africa for Extension: 30-40 days
Processing Time if stayed abroad: 30 days
Authorities Fee in South Africa for Extension: R1520
New Submission Centre Fee ( in SA ): 1350
Authorities Fee overseas: Dependent on Currency

Application Form when submitting abroad: contact us
Application Form when submitting in SA: contact us

Applying for a Business Permit for South Africa
NB: Applicants wishing to run business in South Africa whilst in a spousal or life partner relationship, please click here.
In the event, you are running business in South Africa, and you would like to use this to obtain residency. This is actually the permit for you. There are two primary conditions when applying for a Business Permit for South Africa.
— Make sure you employ 60% South African citizens or Permanent Residents
— Invest R5 million into the company
The investment amount may be broken down into a R500, 000 capital contribution instantly and the remaining balance to be transferred to the country and invested outside the business over a 12-month interval.
The process included drawing up a full business plan ( which South Africa Immigration can assist with ), registering the company with the South African Revenue Service and having your financials assessed by a qualified South African Chartered Accountant.
South Africa Immigration has helped hundreds of large corporate firms in setting up their businesses in South Africa. A number of these business owners do not have the required investment amounts.
If that is the situation as well as the business falls in line with one of the following industries, a capital waiver may be requested. This would mean a decrease in the required investment sum.

The industries are wanted in

South Africa :
(a) Agro-processing
— Fisheries and aquaculture, i.e. freshwater aquaculture and marine culture
— Food processing in the milling and baking industries
— Beverages viz. fruit juices and the local beneficiation, packaging and export of indigenous teas
— High worth natural fibres viz., organic cotton and downstream mohair production
— High value all-natural food for the local and export market
— Biofuels production viz. bio ethanol and bio gas.
— Processing of seed oils: tea infusions, including buchu, honey bush: and another petroleum derivatives (avocado, amarilla etc.)
— Diversification / beneficiation of biomass sources, i.e. sugar, maize
(b) Business Process Outsourcing and IT Enabled Services
— Call centers
— Back Office Processing
— Shared Corporate Services
— Enterprise alternatives e.g. fleet management and asset management
— Legal process outsourcing
(c) Capital / Transport equipment, metals and electric machines and gear
— Basic iron and steel
— Basic precious and non-ferrous metals
— Casting of metals
— Other fabricated metal products: metalwork service tasks
— General purpose machines
— Tooling production
— Foundries
— Electric motors, generators and transformers
— Electricity distribution and control equipment
— Insulated wire and cable
— Accumulators, primary cells and original batteries
— White goods and related components
(d) Electro Technical
— Advanced telecommunications
— Software development
— Software and mobile programs
— Smart metering
— Embedded software
— Radio frequency identifications
— Process control, measurement and instrumentation
— Security and tracking alternatives
— Financial software
— Manufacturing detectors
— Digital TV and Set-Top Boxes due to migration to complete digital television

(e) Textile, Clothing and Leather
— Spinning, weaving and finishing of textiles
— Knitted and crocheted fabrics and articles
— Wearing apparel except fur apparel
— Dressing and dying of fur
— Leather skins and hides beneficiation
(f) Consumer goods
— White goods and related components
(g) Boatbuilding
— Boatbuilding and affiliated services sector
— Engines and engine systems
— Marine gear and accessories
(h) Pulp, paper and Furniture
— Manufacture of wood and products of wood and cork
— Manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials
— Manufacture of paper products: publishing, printing and reproduction
— Paper and paper products and furniture
(i) Automotives and Components
— engines, radiators, filters and parts thereof
— air conditioners / climate control systems
— alarms and Tracking devices
— axles, transmission shafts
— body parts and panels
— catalytic converters, silencers and exhaust systems and parts
— seats and components thereof, seatbelts, leather covers
— suspension and shock absorbers, springs and parts thereof
— steering wheels, columns and boxes
— ignition, starting equipment, gauges and instrument components
— lighting gear
— wiring harnesses, instrument panels vehicle interiors, electronic drive train parts,
— body parts
(j) Green Economy Industries
(jj)Power generation:
— Independent electricity generation, energy infrastructure and alternative energy
— Nuclear Build Programme i.e. joint ventures, consortiums and the establishment of new companies to grow South Africa’s nuclear production capacity and nuclear supply industry to supply into the nuclear build programme
(jjj) Renewable Energy:
— Onshore wind power – production of turbines/blades
— Solar PV and Concentrated Solar Power manufacture/assembly
— Biomass
— Small hydro
— Energy efficiency and energy preserving industries
— Solar water heaters
— Waste Management and Recycling
— Reducing landfill
— Lowering greenhouse gas emissions from landfill sites

(k) Advanced Manufacturing
— Nano-materials
— High performance materials based on natural resources (advanced bio-composites
— Advanced materials, polymers and composites
— Medical devices, diagnostics and complexes
— Space e.g. satellite manufacturers etc. and astronomy e.g. SKA, telescopes, dishes etc.
— Composites (intelligent cloths used in medical, building and construction sectors)
— Continuous fibre reinforced sort complexes
— Biochemical and biologics for applications in agriculture, industry and health/medical sectors
— Electricity demand Site Management Solutions to boost electricity efficiency use
— Lasers and laser-based additive manufacturing various applications
— Advanced Robotics Mobile Intelligent Autonomous Systems
— Applications in the mining sector, data collection and analysis
— Bio – making – Biochemical and biologics for uses in agriculture, business and health/medical
— Fuel cells and Technology
(l) Tourism infrastructure
— lodging – hotels, boutique hotels, lodges and resorts
— urban incorporated tourism/ entertainment precincts
— adventure, – eco-, sport-, convention- and cultural tourism
— infrastructure developments
— leisure complexes and world class golf courses
— harbour and waterfront developments
— trans frontier conservations areas
— Tourism transportation – air travel, rail, cruise liners etc.
— green building and green technologies for tourism
— interests and action – based tourism
— museums and heritage
(m) Chemicals, plastic manufacture and pharmaceuticals
— basic compounds
— water treatment chemical products
— man-made fibres
— plastic products: polypropylene and polyvinylchloride
— medical (drips and syringes), production of active pharmaceutical ingredient
— (APIs) for essential anti retrovirals (ARVs)
— Manufacture of reagents for AIDS/HIV diagnostics
— Production of vaccines and biological medications
(n) Creative and Design Industry
— Film studios, treaty film co-production ventures, distribution infrastructure
— Servicing of foreign creations
— Production of film and documentaries, commercials, stills photography and
— Multi-media
— Post production
— Design
— Jewellery production and layout
— Fashion design
(o) Oil and Gas
— Maintenance boat and rig repair
— Fabrication – gear and specialized components
— Specialised services – training and accreditation
— Specialised services – non-descriptive testing, review services, SHEQ services
— Exploration – practical services: seismic surveys, logging, environmental impact assessments, etc.
— Exploration – overseas
— Exploration – onshore shale gas
— Exploration – onshore coal bed methane and underground coal gasification
— Infrastructure – refineries (Petroleum and GTL)
— Infrastructure – terminals LPG/LNG import, storage and distribution
— Infrastructure – ports and associated infrastructure
— Infrastructure – storage
— Logistics – pipeline
(p) Mineral beneficiation
— Downstream processing and value addition
(q) Infrastructure Development
(r) ICT
— IT
— Wireless and Telecom
— Electronics
— Geometrics and Digital media
— Software Development
— Advanced programming

Record of unwanted Business in South Africa

— Businesses that import second hand motor vehicles into the Republic of South Africa for the point of exporting to other markets outside the Republic of South Africa
— The exotic entertainment industry
— Security Industry

South Africa Visa Eligibility Assessment

South Africa Immigration facilitates the South African visa process from start to end. Our services include applications for Immigration to South Africa, and we also offer other ancillary move services. Whether offering your visa, applying for a change of status in South Africa or starting a business, our trained immigration advisers are on hand to help. The visas that we help with are: Work, Business, Retirement, Study, Family, Spouse and Life Partner Visas, Permanent Residency applications and Citizenship.
Once you leave your inquiry you will be reached within 24 hours by one of our Immigration Agents for South Africa.

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