Services

Department of Home AffairsDisclaimer: Gateway Immigration Services immigration practitioners have been tested and are registered by the South African Department of Home Affairs. Our Immigration Practitioner Registration Number is 2007/01/0268. All our services comply with the Immigration Act of South Africa. Our consultancy services are unavailable through government channels. The application forms used during the immigration process can also be collected free of charge at any Department of Home Affairs office.

Gateway Immigration Services Provide 3 Types of Services offerings.

Option 1: Unassisted / Unaccompanied

This option is usually associated with applications being submitted through a South African Embassy, or applications submitted outside of Gauteng.

  • File Preparation,(including assistance with the Department of Labour, Department of Trade and Industry, placing of advertisements, Translations, providing templates and more)
  • Courier documents to the applicant in country of origin, to assist with submission at a South African Embassy; if applicable
  • Online application forms submission through VFS within South Africa; if applicable
  • The booking of appointment with VFS that is convenient for the applicant/s to submit His / Her application themselves; if applicable

Option 2: Assisted/Accompanied

Include all the services associated with option 1 above and include the following additional services;

  • A GIS representative will accompany the applicant/s to the relevant VFS office,
  • A GIS representative will provide information to the VFS consultant and assist where necessary during submission
  • This services includes a collection facility on the applicant’s behalf.

Option 3: Immigration Law Advice/Legal Advice/Consultation

  • Appointments can be book for 30 min or 1 hour,
  • Fees are R600 per hour.
  • A consultation must be paid for in advance

Why is Gateway Immigration Services different to applying directly at Home Affairs?

Gateway Immigration Services Home Affairs
Work Permits – We facilitate the entire process from start to end, helping collect and collate documentation, conducting eligibility assessments, consulting on required documentation and facilitating all statutory and other legal requirements. This includes the new VFS online application processing. You need to complete the application yourself and ensure all statutory and related legal requirements are met.
Temporary Residence – We facilitate the entire process, helping collect and collate documentation, conducting eligibility assessments, consulting on required documentation and facilitating all statutory and other legal requirements. This includes couriering of documents, standing in lines etc You need to complete the application yourself and ensure all statutory and related legal requirements are met.
Tourist Visas – We facilitate the entire process, helping collect and collate documentation, conducting eligibility assessments, consulting on required documentation and facilitating all statutory and other legal requirements. This includes couriering of documents, standing in lines etc You need to complete the application yourself and ensure all statutory and related legal requirements are met.