How to find a job in South Africa

Foreigners need to get a job offer in order to apply for a work permit for South Africa. Because of this, anyone interested in landing a job should begin their search online.

You cannot enter South Africa and begin your job search unless you already have one or a couple of job offers. Once you are offered a position in South Africa, you may apply for a work-seeker’s permit that will allow you to visit South Africa and attend an interview or assess further offers.

South Africans tend to rely on networking and recommendations when seeking jobs; but there are plenty other ways to find a job. You can begin your search through job websites such as