×

We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

There have been reports of foreign permanent residents who have been denied entry into SA due to being nationals from countries whose citizens are currently banned from entering. This has caused considerable consternation and uncertainty about the rights of foreign permanent residents and other visa holders’ rights to enter SA.

In terms of the Immigration Act, certain foreign nationals can be prevented from entering SA if they are “infected with or carrying infectious, communicable or other diseases or viruses as prescribed”. Covid-19 is such a coronavirus-based disease...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now