Standard Criteria for Assessment of Work & Residence Permit Renewal Applications

The pass mark for renewals is 50% and will be considered following submission of:

  1. Tax clearance
  2. Valid licence
  3. Labour clearance letter
  4. Up-to-date annual returns for non-exempted companies
  5. Localisation progress update

Desirable Attribute

Criteria

Points/Weight

 

Capital Investment

20

 

> initial proposal (expansion)

20

 

equivalent to initial proposal

18

 

75% of initial proposal

15

 

50% of initial proposal

10

Economic contribution

Employment creation

20

 

> initial proposal (expansion)

20

 

equivalent to initial proposal

18

 

75% of initial proposal

15

 

50% of initial proposal

10

 

Compliance with localisation plan

20

 

100% achievement

20

 

75% achievement

15

 

50% achievement

10

 

25% achievement

5

 

No compliance

0

 

Total for Economic Contribution

60

Social contribution

Corporate Social Investment

20

 

≥ P2 million

20

P500,000 – 2 million            15

 

 

P100,000 – 500,000            10

 

 

 

P50,000 – 100,000

5

 

Total for social contribution

20

Grand total

 

80

Pass mark (50%)

 

40

Notes: Only applicants scoring an average of 50% and above will be considered successful. Companies are required to score on Capital Investment and Employment.

Employees - Fresh applications

Eligibility requirements

Scores

English/Setswana language

10

Competency

10

Educational qualifications

15

Degree, professional qualification or equivalent

15

Diploma, technical qualification or equivalent

10

Employer justification

25

Employer justification

25

Scarce skill

30

In scarce skills list

30

Relevant work experience (years)

40

≤5 years

10

6-10 years

15

11-20 years

30

≥21 years

40

Maximum Points

120

Employees – Renewals

Eligibility requirements

Score

English/Setswana language

10

Competency

10

Educational qualifications

15

Degree, professional qualification or equivalent

15

Diploma, technical qualification or equivalent

10

Employer justification

25

Employer justification

25

Scarce skill

30

In scarce skills list

30

Relevant work experience (years)

40

≤5 years

10

6-10 years

15

11-20 years

30

≥21 years

40

Maximum points

120

Pass mark (50%)

60

 

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