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SA Home Affairs extends ZSP renewal deadline

November 10 2017 – THE closing date for the almost 200 000 Zimbabweans living and working in South Africa to apply for their Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) as been extended to January 31 next year, says SA Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni. “The extension, up to 31 January 2018, is only for scheduling appointments for the purpose of submitting biometrics ... Read More »

62 000 Zims apply for ZSP renewal

November 08 2017 – AS OF 4 November 2017, close to 62 000 Zimbabweans have successfully completed the full permit renewal process for the ZEP programme, i.e. submission of application and required documents, and enrolment of biometrics. Earlier, on 15 September 2017, the initial online registration process opened for ZEP applicants and the enrolments began on 02 October 2017. As ... Read More »

Desprate Zims in SA queue in last minute attempts to renew permits

November 06 2017 – THOUSANDS Zimbabweans based in SA have to queue for hours in a desperate race against time to retain their legal status in South Africa. An estimated 200 000 working Zimbabweans in South Africa use legal Special Dispensation Permits that expire on the last day of the year. However, former minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize gave ... Read More »

Nightmarish start for ZEP applicants at VFS

October 3 2017 – MANY ZEP applicants are being turned back to go sort out their paperwork, for failing to comply with the requirements. According to reports most people are being turned back for failing to print their proof of payment. “If you made your payment online using your credit card or EFT please make sure you print the proof ... Read More »

Zim NGO to engage Chombo on ZEP passport chaos

Afternoon comrades; 1. On the first day of ZEP application, we had challenges with the vfs website, we hope the system will be running soon. 2. We are compiling a data base for those who applied for Zimbabwean passports in the last 3 – 4 months which are yet to be issued. We want to engage the office of the ... Read More »

New ZEP only for ZSP holders

September 15 2017 – ZIMBABWEANS living in SA who are not ZSP holders should not apply for the newly introduced Zimbabwe Exemption Permit, whose application process starts today, says chairperson of the Zimbabwe Community in SA. “The application that starts tomorrow (today) is for ZSP holders only. If you never had a permit before, pls do not bother. We are getting lots ... Read More »

SA must also legalise non ZSP holders

by Butholezwe Nyathi September 14 2017 – MIGRANT Workers’ Association-SA (MWA-SA) is grateful but is not fully satisfied with the decision by the South African government to limit the extension of permits to the holders of Zimbabwe Special Permits (ZSPs) only. Throughout our engagements and interaction with the process since 2010, we have believed that the process of granting permits sought ... Read More »

Breaking News: ZSP renewed to 2021

September 08 2017- THE  SA government has launched a Zimbabwe Exemption Permit, which expires in 20121, to replace ZSP, says Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize. Mkhize says applications for this new permit, will start from next week on the 15 th of September to the end of November this year. Applications will cost R1 000 for the permit, which ... Read More »

D-Day for Zims in SA as Mkhize outlines ZSP renewal conditions

September 5 2017 – IT WILL be D day  for ZSP holders, when SA Home Affairs minister Hlengiwe Mkhize finally announces the conditions and processed to be followed for the  re-application of the Zimbabwean Special Permit. Mkhize will make a public announcement in Pretoria on the 8th of this month, after months of anxiety by the thousands of Zims in SA ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes
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