Demeyere Immigration SA
South Africa - Johannesburg
Demeyere Immigration SA - We are a small SME assisting private and corporate clients with their South African Immigration matters as well as assist with outbound visas to other countries. We also assist in the Relocation for family moving to South Africa and out schools and homes out as per budget. We have 11 years experience in the field.
What are your skills and expertise?
Full knowledge of the South African Immigration Act and Regulations, over 11 years experience in this field focusing on the advisory and consulting of private individuals as well as corporate clients. I still today this day learn all the time, this industry is a learning curve and that needs your attention 100%, we need to be on top of our knowledge at all times.
Did you study, or have you become self-tought?
I self-taught myself, however you still learn on a day to day basis of the changes that occur in our Immigration system. I will be writing an exam with our Professional body FIPSA sometime in May. FIPSA is the Forum for Immigration Practitioner of South Africa recognized by SAQA.
Do you have any advice for people regarding Consultants?
I would trust yourself, advise correctly and when in doubt seek advice. People learn all the time and you start to feel confident in your decision of advice that you give to a client. The client needs o see that you know 100% what you are doing and that you will not set them up for failure.
How long have you been involved in your industry?
I have been involved in the industry for 11 years now, I started when I was 16 with my mother and have taken this on full time. We are a small company which also shows the client personal assistance as a whole and not just a job. We pride ourselves in giving 110% in everything that we do.
What skills are currently in demand in your field?
Consulting, management, Deadlines, Feedback, understanding, Patience, handle pressure well. Telephone manners, mintute taking, boardroom ethic, Understanding of the Immigration Act and Regulations as well as the Constitution, Refugee Act, PAYA and PAIJA