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The length of validity varies depending on the visa category. Generally, visas are valid for between one and five years.
Unless you’ve been convicted of a serious crime, like murder, rape or drug trafficking, then, generally, you still qualify to become a South African temporary resident. For instance, the South African Department of Home Affairs often does not consider traffic offenses or drunken driving charges reason to deem you an undesirable person. You should however always check this with an immigration company prior to making an application.
No. TB is considered an infectious disease and deems you a prohibited and undesirable person. You are not eligible to apply.
Yes. Though, you must be eligible to apply according to the rules described above. Automatic entitlement does not exist simply because you’ve done this before. You must renew your permit before 60 days of its expiration at a VAC. Generally, the South African Department of Home Affairs will not allow you to apply for renewal more than three months before it expires.
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