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elgringuito
1/4/2022 14:21 EST

Hi all. I am a US citizen, and am considering relocating to South Africa. I have lived overseas a good bit, and I usually enjoy a good adventure. I have a decent income from a disability pension (and a pretty good limp). I prefer to live in the countryside, if it is safe. My SA friends recommended looking into one of the smaller towns around Capetown. Are the smaller towns up in the mountains safe and secure, maybe around Franschoek, or Villiersdorp? (I enjoy the mountains.)

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elgringuito
1/5/2022 18:22 EST

Thank you, Dave.

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DaveAfrica
1/5/2022 03:49 EST

Hi,
The best person to talk with about legal aspects of relocation to South Africa is Stefanie Darbandi ()

She has been of great help to several people I know. I'm sure Stephanie can assist.

I should warn you that "Home Affairs" (the organization responsible for matters of immigration) is not in the best shape and moves very slowly, partly because of Covid. --Dave

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elgringuito
1/4/2022 16:28 EST

Thank you, Dave!
I look forward to it.

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