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Intra Company Transfer Visa (ICT) for South Africa

If you wish to work in South Africa as a foreigner, this is possible due to the several work visas available that one can apply for to work and reside in South Africa.

The Intra Company Transfer Work Visa (ICT) is the ideal visa for companies with multiple branches all across the globe.

An ICT visa allows an employee from the company abroad to be transferred to the affiliate company in South Africa.

The ICT visa can be granted for up to and not exceeding four (4) years. This visa is non-renewable if you are granted with the full four (4) years but should the applicant apply for less than four (4) years initially, the ICT can be renewed until it reaches the four (4) years limit.

Main Ojective of an Intra Company Transfer Work Visa (ICT)

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New directive on the intra company transfer work visa

We are pleased to announce that our office received a new directive on the intra company transfer work visas. The good news is that an assignee, currently on an intra company transfer work visa issued under the old immigration law, can now apply for a second intra company transfer work visa under the new immigration law. The directive even suggests that the new intra company transfer visa can be issued for up to 4 years. Please note the assignee will have to return to his / her home country or country of origin in order to apply for a new ICT. This cannot be done from within South Africa. Continue reading

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