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Craig Smith & Associates are accomplished high profile South African immigration lawyers and the leading authorities on South African visa and permitting applications and immigration enforcement and court-related matters with an unrelenting commitment and passion towards our local and global clients wishing to immigrate to South Africa and remain without legal sanction.

We are the only immigration law firm in South Africa that offers a full spectrum of immigration services wherein our law firm consult and advise on all visa and permitting acquisition, whilst at the same time, has the skills and proven capabilities to personally appear throughout South Africa in both the Magistrate’s and High Courts, whatever the complexity.

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I would like to thank Craig and his Associates for the great service I received when approaching them for assistance with my Permanent Residence application. Craigs intervention has lessened the once dark and uncertain road and my future in South Africa.

I don’t have any reservation in recommending Craig Smith & Associates service to anyone in the long and hard road in obtaining a permanent residence permit. Thanks yet again!

— Maarten Blancquaert

Craig Smith is the greatest, best than ever in the whole world. Best service, reliable and efficient moreover they make you smile according to their best results. Try them and you won’t be ashamed. Thank you Craig. Keep your standards up, you guys are the best.

I had no idea where to startup on my spousal ,but when I went to them they opened the wide road for me and now I have hope again. I’m so happy!!!

— Joshua Bakacheza

I can not say enough kind words about this firm and the professionalism with which they used to guide us. I came to Craig after having met with other other immigration experts. He and his team were the first to offer sound advice and a plan to see it through.

The attention to detail and patience with which they dealt with our case was impressive. The team prepared everything and we literally went to the embassy (to apply for our visas) 100% ready to apply.

— Allen Wildes

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Guptas’ dodgy visa history raises further red flags

Guptas’ dodgy visa history raises further red flags

According to immigration attorney Craig Smith, prior to being granted South African citizenship or permanent residence, all the Guptas ought to have gained temporary residence. “Since they are foreigners in South Africa and sought to run a business in...

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We have offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg

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Monday - Friday
08:00 - 17:00


Immigration Chambers
12th Floor Norton Rose House
8 Riebeek St
Cape Town


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