Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 9.70 ZAR (22 May 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 9.70 ZAR (22 May 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).

Critical skills work visa

Critical skills work visa: CAN $283.00 processing fee
  • Collect the documents listed under basic requirements.
  • Signed employment contract indicating your start date ,the salary and perks where applicable
  • Include Proof of company registration of the Business with CIPC (Companies and Intellectual property Commission) and Certificate of good standing with SARS
  • A confirmation, in writing, from the professional body, council or board recognised by SAQA in terms of Section 13(1)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act, or any relevant government Department confirming the skills or qualifications of the applicant and appropriate post qualification experience.
  • If required by law, proof of application for a certificate of registration with the professional body, council or board recognised by SAQA in terms of section 13(1)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act. Please ask for the SAQA ID
  • Proof of evaluation of the foreign qualification by SAQA and translated by a sworn translator into one of the official languages of the Republic
  • References should include Contact details
  • Fee is CAN $283.00 paid by money order or certified cheque















South African High Commission – Ottawa South African Consulate-General – Toronto:
15 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1M 1M8

Tel: (613) 744 0330
Fax: (613) 741 1639


Mon to Thu: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
110 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 600
Toronto, ON
M2N 6Y8

Tel: (416) 944 8825
Office faxline: (416) 944 0925
Direct Office Faxline: (416) 944 0419

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