Part time job – do I need a permit?
Q: I am a full-time university student and have managed to secure a part time job as a waiter. Do I need a work permit?
A: So long as you do not work more than twenty (20) hours in a week, then you do not require a work permit. All study permits automatically allow for twenty (20) hours per week of part time work.
About Julian Pokroy, the author
Julian Pokroy is one of South Africa’s leading Immigration Specialist Attorneys. He has been practicing immigration law since 1980 and celebrates 30 years of specialist immigration, nationality and refugee law practice in 2010! Julian heads up the Immigration, Nationality and Refugee Law Committee of the Law Society of South Africa and is is a member of the South African Law Commission’s Committee for Home Affairs. Julian is also a prolific author on immigration matters both in South Africa and internationally.