BEE can affect the work visa you apply for but certain visas are not affected by these BEE codes. As an emerging economy, many local and international companies in South Africa are keen on employing foreigners. Companies are seeking foreign language speakers in languages such as German, French, Spanish, Italian, Scandinavian as well as other languages. Many companies in South Africa are keen to utilise and gain the expertise of foreign nationals. At the same time, as a foreign national, you can gain experience in your field of work within South Africa while enjoying the lifestyle and beauty of the country and its people.
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