Family in SA
Residence (Direct Residence): SPOUSE
The foreign national applicant is the spouse of a SA citizen or permanent
resident provided that:
The Department of Home Affairs is satisfied that a good faith spousal
relationship exists; and
Such permit is conditional that it shall lapse if at any time within
three (3) years.
This category of permit may be issued to a foreign national who is a
member of the immediate family of a South African citizen or permanent
resident, provided that the South African citizen or permanent resident
provides the prescribed financial assurances.
Temporary Residence: RELATIVES PERMIT
In terms of the
Regulation the financial assurance referred to shall be
by a Chartered Accountant confirming the sponsors and/or the joint
means of support of the sponsor and the applicant are sufficient for
the duration of the permit.
- The minimum requirement
in monetary terms shall be ZAR 5000.00 per month per person. This
shall however not apply in the case of a spouse or a dependant minor
period of validity of a relatives permit shall be twenty-four (24) months.
Other Restrictions for Relatives Permit:
- A relatives permit
issued to a spouse lapses upon the dissolution of the spousal relationship.
The Department may at any time satisfy itself that a good faith spousal
relationship exists and/or continues to exist.
- The holder of
a relatives permit may not conduct work.
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