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Visa, work permit & immigration support in Eswatini (Swaziland)

If you plan to have expat employees working for your company abroad without the cost of setting up your own business entity to employ them in the host country or countries, our global employment solution and work permit & immigration support is the way for you to go.

As a global employment organization, Acumen International takes on responsibility for visa and work permit sponsorship for your expatriate personnel that we employ locally on your behalf after they’ve received a work permit in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland). We manage all aspects of immigration and ensure compliance with local employment laws and regulations, giving you an opportunity to focus on daily management of your expat employees instead of admin.

You can benefit from our work permit & immigration support in the following way:

  1. As a long-term solution allowing to have expats employed with full legal compliance in a foreign (host) country
  2. As an interim solution before establishing your own business entity in Eswatini

Solution for global mobility of expats in Swaziland

Acumen International can handle long-term international assignments for various types of expatriates in Eswatini to give you freedom from the exposures and liabilities of hiring expatriate staff there. To help companies like yourself take the first steps toward international growth fast and risk-free, we have turned the cumbersome immigration procedure into a doable solution, which can be tailored to the specific needs of your global mobility program.

With our expertise and years of experience in global immigration support, we offer a comprehensive solution to ensure that your international employees get their work permit within the standard duration of the immigration service in Eswatini and are officially employed through us afterwards. Learn more about the timelines requirements for getting a work permit in Eswatini below.

Estimated time for work permit issuance

Typically, the procedure of work permit issuance in Eswatini takes between 7 to 30 working days to process a Eswatini work permit.


Documents for work permit in Eswatini, main applicant

Type of documents
Complete Application Form (Form 3)
Two Passport Size Photos
Covering Letter of Application From Employer
Proof of Advert of post (Full Page)
Original Police Clearance from Country Of Origin (Internationally Recognised)
Qualification Certificates (Copies)
Medical Certificate
Certificate of Incorporation Form J.& Form CSPECIAL PASS

If you need to have your expat personnel legally work for you in Swaziland without having to set up your own business entity for that, trust us to assist you with work permit and immigration support, and then employ your expats locally on your behalf.

Contact our team to let us take up your foreign employees’ immigration matters and relieve you of the responsibility of getting work permit by working with our local partners to organize and obtain all the necessary permits, as well as provide you with a detailed update on the progress of the process.

Contact us for more details about how you can get a work permit for your expatriate staff and employ them through Acumen International in Swaziland.

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