Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.96 ZAR (05 November 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.96 ZAR (05 November 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).

Intra-company transfer work visa

Intra-company transfer work visa: CAN $283.00 processing fee
  • Collect the documents listed under basic requirements.
  • The foreigner's contract of employment with the company abroad valid for a period of not less than 6 months.
  • A letter from the international concern confirming that the foreigner will be transferred to a branch/affiliated South African company;
  • A letter from the South African company confirming the transfer of such foreigner from the parent/affiliated company abroad, as well as specifying the occupation and capacity in which the foreigner will be employed, and that maximum duration will not exceed four years;
  • An undertaking from the employer to defray deportation and other costs should such foreigner fail to depart when no longer allowed to sojourn SA;
  • A plan is developed for the transfer of skills to a South African citizen or permanent resident. Transfer of skills project plan shall be signed by both employee and employer in South Africa and it must have specific time frames reflecting when you plan to start to transfer the skills to a South African citizen or permanent resident and the skills to be transferred.
  • The foreigner shall be employed in the position for which the permit was issued.
  • Include Proof of company registration of the Business with CIPC (companies and Intellectual property Commission) and Certificate of good standing with SARS
  • Fee is CAN $283.00 paid by money order or certified cheque to the South African High Commission or South African Consulate General.















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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