Immigration | Webinar 

25 April 2023 | 10:00 – 13:00
About this webinar

Immigration law in South Africa is a complex and ever-changing area of law that requires specialised knowledge and expertise. This webinar has been designed to assist attorneys, immigration practitioners and any other individual who works within the immigration sector to stay up to date on the latest developments.

This webinar will cover a range of topics related to immigration law, with a particular focus on the Immigration Act 13 of 2002 and recent changes in the immigration sector in South Africa.

The webinar will be an invaluable resource for participants who specialize in immigration law, or who work with clients who are seeking to immigrate to South Africa. Participants will be better equipped to navigate the complexities of immigration law in South Africa and provide the  best possible advice and representation to their clients.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Overview of the Immigration Act 13 of 2002, the primary piece of legislation governing immigration in South Africa. Participants will learn about the Act’s key provisions, types of visas and permits that are available, the requirements for obtaining them, and the rights and obligations of foreign nationals in South Africa. They will also gain insights into the practical aspects of navigating the application process, including how to avoid common pitfalls.
  • Recent changes in Immigration Policy: Participants will learn about recent changes to the visa application processes and policy decisions to be aware of.
  • Participants will gain a detailed understanding of the new critical skills list, the eligibility requirements, and the application process and how it has effected the requirements for a critical skills work visa as well as a critical skills permanent residence permit.
  • Practical tips and best practices for immigration law. This will include guidance on how to manage client expectations, how to stay up to date on the latest developments in immigration law, and how to build a successful immigration law practice.


Nadia Heinze is an extensively experienced legal professional in the South African immigration law sector since 2008, with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in this area of law. She is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a registered Immigration Practitioner (IP(SA)) with over 14 years of experience in this field.

She successfully obtained her BSc Microbiology degree.

In 2021 Ms Heinze established NM Heinze Attorneys Inc. Her firm provides comprehensive immigration services to both corporate clients and private individuals, addressing their immigration needs and issues.

She is a member of the Forum of Immigration Practitioners of South Africa (FIPSA), demonstrating her commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in immigration law and policy.


25 April 2023: 10:00 – 13:00

Closing date for registrations: 24 April 2023

All sessions are mandatory to qualify for a certificate.

Who should register?

Practicing and candidate legal practitioners, in-house counsel of any level of seniority, legal advisers in government, and corporate legal advisers.

Registration fee catogories (Including VAT)

  • Practising Legal Practitioners:     R1 120.00 (including VAT) per participant
  • Candidate Legal Practitioners:    R 550.00 (including VAT)per participant
  • Others | Non-legal Practitioners: R1 800.00 (including VAT) per participant
How to register

Kindly note that you can only register online and that there are limited places available. Participants should be registered individually to enable the system to generate a unique username and password for each person.

Payment should be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT) only. Remember to upload the proof of payment (PDF) in step 2 (Online registration form)LSSA banking details: Account name: Law Society of South Africa | Bank: FNB Pretoria | Branch code: 251445 | Account no: 6200 9641 079 | Reference Surname, name and cell number


Once you have successfully registered to participate, you will receive confirmation that we have received your registration documentation. You will receive a system-generated e-mail with a link (Microsoft Teams) to the webinar at least 24 hours before the webinar starts. Read the instructions in the e-mail carefully and test your link (Microsoft Teams) to the webinar page at least 20 min before it starts.
For more information about this webinar contact Seminar Department:

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Please take note

  • The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) will not accept liability if the fees are not paid into the designated LSSA bank account.
  • The webinar is conducted in English only.
  • Should you need to cancel your registration, this must be done in writing within two business days before the closing date to avoid the full fee being charged.

Course Dates

Registration fee catogories (Including VAT)

  • Practising Legal Practitioners:     R1 120.00 (including VAT) per participant
  • Candidate Legal Practitioners:    R 550.00 (including VAT)per participant
  • Others | Non-legal Practitioners: R1 800.00 (including VAT) per participant