INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER VISA

What is it?

The intra-company transfer visa is designed to allow multinational enterprises to second existing employees to a branch office or subsidiary in South Africa for a once-off period of up to 4 years.
A key element of such a transfer is the training and skills development of local employees by the seconded foreigner to ensure a sustainable, long-term skills transfer to South Africa.
  • The employee to be seconded must have been employed with the foreign company for at least 6 months prior to being transferred to South Africa
  • There needs to be a legal affiliation between the sending employer overseas and the hosting employer in South Africa, such as a local subsidiary or branch office.
  • Spouses and children can apply for matching dependant visas to accompany the main visa holder to South Africa
  • The intra-company transfer visa is issued for a once-off period of 4 years and cannot be renewed or extended past this term.
  • The time spent working in South Africa on an intra-company transfer visa is not counted towards permanent residence on the basis of permanent employment (link to PRP worker), but may be counted as relevant work experience for critical skills

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