In June 2021 a team was established under the auspices of Operation Vulindela to review the regulatory framework and processes that govern the issuing of critical skills, general work, business, and intra company transfer visas at the Department of Home Affairs. The team has finished its report and has produced the following key recommendations:
Recommendation 1: Streamline Documentation Requirements and Adjudication Processes
The following key recommendations emerged under this heading:
Recommendation 2: Modernise IT Systems and Introduce Automation
The Report notes that the present system is manual and paper based and that it needs to be upgraded to allow for the efficient processing of large volumes of applications.
Recommendation 3: Expand Human Resources Capacity in the Immigration Services Branch
An urgent review of HR capacity was required and additional staff particularly in the area of IT upgrades were required.
Recommendation 4: Upgrade the ESSA Database
The ESSA database needs a substantia upgrade for it to be a useful tool in assisting with General Work Visa applications.
Recommendation 5: Update the Critical Skills List more Frequently
The Critical Skills List should be updated at least every two years.
Recommendations 6 – 8 included the following recommendations:
We shall consider these recommendations in separate articles.
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