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    Permit To Stay Abroad

    Outbound Immigration Services for South Africans who wants to stay abroad for multiple years

Our Outbound Division assist with the following permits for South Africans who wish to stay for an extended period in a foreign country


How to apply for a Study Visa for a South African student who wants to study abroad?

By studying abroad, you can gain international experience and skills such as intercultural sensitivity, the ability to deal with ambiguity and adaptation to new surroundings. Those with international accreditation possess desirable traits and skills such as maturity, superior communication skills, flexibility, cross-cultural awareness and independence. You can only apply for a student visa once you’ve received a letter of acceptance from your chosen university or college. This visa allows you to travel the world, to gain invaluable life experiences and make lasting friendships


How to apply for a Remote Working Visa if I work remotely and wish to stay in a foreign country?

The Remote Working Visa for South Africans who work remotely and it offers them a legal right to reside residing abroad, typically beyond the tourist visa duration. A Digital Nomad Visa is a simple way to get a residence permit which allows one to relocate to a foreign country with family, get access to local education and medicine and optimise taxes. The process of getting a Digital Nomad Visa may take up to 5 months to obtain but it can be valid for a duration of 12 months and can be extended for one or more years depending on the country issuing the visa. Specific requirements, eligibility criteria and the duration of the Digital Nomad Visas vary from one country to another.

UK Employment Visa Requirements: (R2500)

How to apply to live, work or conduct business in the United Kingdom from South Africa?

You can apply for Investor, Entrepreneur, General Work, Sole Representative, Business Visitor and Intra-Company Transfer Work Visas, as well as the following:

The Skilled Worker Visa allows you to conduct authorised work with an employer who's approved by the Home Office and have a certificate of sponsorship.

A Health and Care Worker visa allows medical professionals to stay in the UK to do an eligible job with the NHS, an NHS supplier or in adult social care.

The international agreement visa allows you to be contracted to do work covered by international law or treaty while in the UK.

A Secondment Worker Visa is granted to an expatriate who is transferred to the UK by their employer who has a high-value contract with an applicable UK company.

A Spousal or Civil Partnership Visa is for nationals married to or in civil partnership with a UK citizen

Ancestral Visa is for Commonwealth nationals whose grandparent was born in the UK provided that they intend to settle in the UK

Student Visa is for adults who wish to further their studies in the UK and part-time work is permitted

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions answered about the permits available for South Africans who wish to stay for an extended period in a foreign country

We ensure that applications are complaint with the law and that all the necessary paperwork is submitted but we cannot guarantee that an application will be

It depends on the area you are traveling to and your lifestyle, but the average monthly spending of a digital nomad is between $1000 and $2000

A spouses, partner or children can typically be included under the digital nomad visa but their eligibility depends on the relationship to the primary applicant

Various factors beyond just academic performance are taken into account, such as work experience and extracurricular activities but alternative test scores such as foundation programs, language courses or conditional admission programs to improve your academic standing can also help to get admission.

Yes, see this website (https://stayabroad.co.za/study-abroad) for a list of scholarships available for South African students who wish to study abroad.

In many countries, international students are allowed to work part-time during their studies. However, there are often restrictions on the number of hours you can work per week and some countries also have restrictions on the types of jobs you can take.

You need to select the country and apply for the job they’re offering to obtain the required documents which needs to be submitted for your working holiday visa application.

Age limits for working holiday visas vary by country, but they are generally designed for young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 or 35, depending on the specific program and country.

Some countries impose annual quotas on the number of working holiday visas issued to applicants. It's advisable to apply early within the application period if you're interested in a particular program or destination.

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