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NEWS FLASH - South Africa experiencing critical shortage of  IT Professionals  in ICT  &  BPO fields

SA is experiencing a critical shortage of ICT specialists / IT Professionals across a wide spectrum of IT occupational categories within the Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) specialization fields.

IT Professionals with Critical Skills currently in high demand in the RSA include but are not limited to:

  • Solution Architects in Telecom & ICT

  • Integrated Developers (PHP, Pearl, Java, SAP)

  • System Integration Specialists

  • Enterprise Architects

  • Software Development Engineers

  • Quality Analysts

PABC can assist critically skilled IT professionals in obtaining Critical Skills Work Visa (1 – 5 year Work Visa)  for South Africa and who can add critical skills to the SA ICT and BPO specialisation fields

LOCKDOWN - PABC assists foreign nationals with Expired Visa

  • If you are a foreign national whose Temporary Residence Visa including Visitors Visa (holiday, business or medical treatment purposes) has expired immediately prior to or during the lockdown period whilst you have been in South Africa, not to worry …
                    
  • PABC is open for business and is currently accepting and processing requests for extensions of Visa which have expired during Lockdown as is allowed by enabling legislation.

  • Indeed, Expired Visa applicants with related enquiries are urged to contact AK Pinnacle during the lockdown period to timeously process & prepare extensions of expired Visa to be lodged immediately upon the lifting of the lockdown

LOCKDOWN - The Perfect Time To Prepare To Extend  SA Temporary Residence Visa

Besides assisting clients to extend their Visa which has expired during the COVID-19 lockdown, PABC is also fully prepared during the COVID-19 lockdown period to assist existing as well as new clients in applying to extend their current Temporary Residence Visa – preferably at least  60 days prior to the expiry date of their existing valid Visa.

Persons who are the holders of valid Temporary Residence Visa and the following Temporary Visa, in particular, are eligible to apply for extension of their South African Temporary Residence Visa from within South Africa.

Qualifying Eligible Foreign Nationals who may apply for Visa Extensions from within South Africa:

  • Visitors Visa

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Visitors Visa for holiday or business purposes ;

  • Study Visa

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Study Visa with any registered primary / elementary, secondary or tertiary institution in South Africa ;

  • Work Visa

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Work Visa – including all categories of Work Visa such as Critical Skills Work Visa, General Work Visa & 2 Year Intra-Company Transfer Work Visa ;

  • Own Business Self Employment Visa

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Own Business Visa who have invested a minimum of R 5 million contribution as part of the book value of the business and who have at least 5 SA Citizens as permanent employees.

  • Retired Person Visa

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Retired Person Visa and who receive a regular monthly income in excess of the minimum prescribed amount of R 37 000 per month derived from either property rental income or alternatively a pension fund, retirement annuity or retirement fund account ;

  • Relatives Visa - Spouse

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Relatives Visa (Spouse) where the foreign national is married to or in a Permanent Life Partnership relationship with a SA Citizen or SA Permanent Resident.

  • Relatives Visa - Parents & Children

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Relatives Visa (Dependent) where the dependent children or dependent major parents accompany and reside with a SA Citizen or SA Permanent Resident.

  • Volunteer / Voluntary Server Visa

Qualifying applicants holding a valid Voluntary Server Visa who are performing continued Voluntary Service at any NGO or other charitable or religious organization within the RSA.

LOCKDOWN - The Perfect Time To Prepare For SA Permanent Residence

 

Besides assisting clients to expedite the issuance of their already lodged Permanent Residence Applications, PABC is also fully prepared during the COVID-19 lockdown period to assist existing as well as new clients in applying for South African Permanent Residence – whilst this option is still available.

 Persons who are the holders of valid Temporary Residence Visa and the following Temporary Visa, in particular, are eligible to apply immediately for South African Permanent Residency from within South Africa.

Qualifying Eligible Foreign Nationals For SA Permanent Residence:

  • Critical Skills Work Visa

    Qualifying applicants holding a valid Critical Skills Work Visa with a Contract of Employment linked to a specific SA Employer Company ;

  • General Work Visa

    Qualifying applicants holding a valid General Work Visa and having Work Visa covering (in total) a continuous unbroken employment period in the RSA of more than 5 years

  • Own Business Self Employment Visa

    Qualifying applicants holding a valid Own Business Visa who have invested a minimum of R 5 million contribution as part of the book value of the business and who have at least 5 SA Citizens as permanent employees.

  • Retired Person Visa

    Qualifying applicants holding a valid Retired Person Visa and who receive a regular monthly income in excess of the minimum prescribed amount of R 37 000 per month from a pension fund, retirement annuity or retirement fund account ;

  • Relatives Visa - Spouse

    Qualifying applicants holding a valid Relatives Visa (Spouse) where the foreign national is married to or in a Permanent Life Partnership relationship with a SA Citizen or SA Permanent Resident.

  • Relatives Visa - Parents & Children

    Qualifying applicants holding a valid Relatives Visa (Dependent) where the dependent children or dependent major parents accompany and reside with a SA Citizen or SA Permanent Resident.

  •  Financially Independent / Sufficient Net Worth

    Qualifying applicants holding a valid Temporary Residence Visa who possesses a combined asset value / net worth in excess of the minimum prescribed amount of R 12 million.