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Obtaining a work permit for South Africa

Obtaining a work permit for South Africa

There are three main types of temporary work permits one can apply for in South Africa.

Emergency phone numbers South Africa

Emergency phone numbers South Africa

Here's a listing of the numbers you may need in case of emergency.

Healthcare in South Africa

Healthcare in South Africa

Only 40 percent of South Africa’s spending on health care goes to the public sector and the government has encouraged more people to take out private medical cover in order to ease the burden on the public system.

Banking in South Africa

Banking in South Africa

From how to set up an account before you arrive to the where, how, and when of banking once you're there, we take you through the details of banking as an expat in South Africa.