Moving to South Africa
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Moving Abroad

Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition

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Many expats move abroad alone but others come with spouses and children in tow, making the transition to a new country a little more complicated.

Telecommunication South Africa

Telecommunications in South Africa


Being connected is a vital element of expat life. Having a South African phone number and access to the internet in South Africa enables you to keep in touch with friends and family back at home, along with new people you've recently met.

South African sim card

Getting a South African SIM card or mobile phone


Stay connected with friends back at home and newfound companions by ensuring you get a suitable mobile phone in South Africa. This guide includes information about South African mobile numbers, mobile networks, international SIM cards and more.

Utilities in South Africa

Utilities: Gas, TV, electricity, internet and water in South Africa


However large or small the property, ensure your new house feels like a home with this guide on how to arrange the essentials such as how to access the internet and water in South Africa.

Buying a car in South Africa

Buying a car in South Africa and South African car registration


This guide explains the process of buying cars in South Africa and how to arrange South African car registration.

How to get a South African driver's licence

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Do you need a South African driver's licence? This guide explains who needs to apply for a driver's licence in South Africa, take the South African driving test, or apply for a driver's licence renewal in South Africa.

Top tips for settling into your new country as an expat


Despite an initial settling-in process, expats say they are loving life in their adopted countries and are there to stay, reveals new research from AXA PPP International.

Moving to South Africa

Expat guide: Setting up your life in South Africa


If you've just moved to South Africa, this practical guide can help you get your life started in South Africa, from finding a job to opening a bank account.

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