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I can't open a bank account because I have a Visitor's Visa. What must I do?
You can get an endorsement on your spousal visa. Here's how.
Which documents do I need to claim UIF as an asylum seeker?
Here's the different ways to assist you.
How can I add my 6 month-old daughter born in Zimbabwe to my permit?
You need an “accompanying visa”, which must be applied for in Zimbabwe
Why am I only being granted six-month permits to stay in South Africa and why am I not being granted citizenship?
It's complicated, but there are things you could try
I live in South Africa illegally but I have a five-year-old child that is a South African citizen. What can I do to secure my status?
You should qualify for a spousal visa, but you will probably need legal help
Can I get papers to remain in South Africa if my child is a citizen?
No, but you can apply for two kinds of visa
My fiancé and I have been waiting for four months to get his visiting visa approved by the High Commission in Nigeria. What can we do?
South Africa's High Commission in Nigeria is over-burdened. You many have to engage the services of a lawyer.
Can I be refused a spousal visa to South Africa because I am HIV-positive?
No, you should not be refused a visa because of your HIV-positive.
What citizenship is a child born in South Africa to one or two foreign parents entitled to?
If one of the parents is South African, the girls are automatically South African citizens.
I have been the victim of abuse and had to run away, which meant I couldn't renew my asylum. Can I still renew it?
The Refugees Act says that if you have “just cause” for not renewing your permit in time, you may not pay a fine or be imprisoned.