I Have Been Banned from South Africa, What Can I Do Now?

Introduction Many foreign nationals visit and live in South Africa under various permits and visas. A problem often arises when the visa expires, and the person who is the holder of this visa overstays their welcome in South Africa. The main issue that these people face is that they will be banned from South Africa for usually 5 (five) years. Despite being banned, there are appeals that people can make to the Director-General of Home Affairs and the Department of Home Affairs itself to overturn these decisions. How does one get banned from South Africa? When one is banned from...
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June 2, 2022