Immigration Management Services, trading as Visa One, offers the full range of immigration services to local clients and those who live abroad. We are dedicated to our clients and committed to delivering excellent service. Among us, we have almost 40 years’ combined experience in immigration, visas, permits and related fields. We have the expertise to ensure the practical implementation of immigration rules – often amended by the Department of Home Affairs – is negotiated seamlessly and timeously.

Even though Visa One is not a law firm, we make sure every submitted application or any engagement on behalf of our clients complies with the Immigrations Act and regulations, and meets the highest possible legal standards. During the past five years, we have resorted to legal action on behalf of clients. By presenting their cases in the Cape High Court, many long-outstanding temporary and permanent residence applications from the Department of Home Affairs have been finalised.

From left: Kayzania Fabrik, Lynne Wakeford, Erik van Zyl, Kayla Koelman, Adrian Adams, Angelique Bonthuys


Visa One has a business culture and we pride ourselves on our reliable, efficient, professional service and thorough record-keeping.

Furthermore, we have strong views and intentions in the way we treat and interact with other persons, our clients and their family members, corporate representatives, service providers and government officials. Our pledge to treat others in a friendly, courteous, respectful and dignified manner, our undertaking to be honest, transparent, efficient, cooperative, trustworthy, reliable and responsive goes without saying.


Whether you are an individual or a group, we aim to evaluate, assess and provide accurate information on your current status, as well as immigration options in and for South Africa. In line with your needs and desires, we also inform you of the residence options available to you, and help with the required application processes.


Each member of the Visa One team has the skills and experience to deliver excellent service. Together we aim to secure successful application outcomes for all our clients in a dynamic work and business environment. By staying abreast of developments and immigration law amendments we can best serve the needs of our clients.


Managing Member/Immigration Consultant

Erik joined Visa One after 18 years’ service with the Department of Home Affairs. During his final years at the department, he was a member of a departmental task team that drafted and finalised the Immigration Act and Regulations, introduced in April 2003.

Erik has a BCom (Law) degree from Stellenbosch University. His skills and experience in attending to immigration related matters, especially in view of frequent immigration law amendments, enables Visa One to assist and represent clients most efficiently. Such skills are essential to achieve the desired outcomes on behalf of our clients and for continued business operations.


Office Manager

Angelique joined Visa One in 2011. She has experience in the financial and banking sector and a degree in Social Sciences. Angelique’s work ethic, people skills and administrative background, together with her experience at Visa One, positions her well to manage the office and business operations. Her sense of responsibility and attentiveness to clients’ enquiries enable the team to function efficiently in and out of the office. Her proficiency affords Erik more time and availability to consult with potential clients and attend to urgent matters on behalf of clients.


Operational Assistant

Adrian has been our operational assistant since 2009. His work experience includes vehicle renting and transport, wholesale and retail, and the hospitality industry. Adrian specialises in matters that require clients to report to the Department of Home Affairs and documents that have to be presented to and/or obtained from the department. He accompanies clients when they submit applications. In addition, he collects application outcomes and performs key administrative functions to ensure that services are rendered efficiently. He is a valued member of our team.


Administrative Assistant

As a member of the Visa One team since mid-2019, Kayla’s key responsibility is to prepare clients’ application documents for submission both locally and abroad. In addition, Kayla engages with service providers and other institutions with regard to application submissions. Her attention to detail ensures that documentation meets the requirements of the Department of Home Affairs.


Front Office Assistant

As member of the Visa One team since May 2018, Kayzania manages the front office. Her friendly voice and attitude greet clients who phone our office. She also receives clients warmly, arranges consultations and handles correspondence/documents. In addition, she assists in keeping our client files and financial/business records up to date. Kay’s professional and welcoming manner exemplifies our corporate culture of serving and assisting.


Back Office Assistant

Lynne has been with Visa One since May 2017. She is responsible for records, office files and general administration. Since her permanent appointment, Lynne’s key responsibilities were increased, and the preparations of clients’ application documents for submission both locally and abroad also now form part of her responsibilities. We pride ourselves on our record-keeping and clients have often commended us for this, which is a responsibility that we value highly.



3 weeks ago

Visa One

As South Africa is still under National Lockdown, our offices will remain closed until the Lockdown lifts. If you have visa related questions, you are welcome to contact us during this time:
Erik: 082 077 6007 or erik@visa-one.com
Angelique: 084 652 7471 or angelique@visa-one.com

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2 months ago

Visa One

There's no need to leave South Africa just yet! In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, temporary visa concessions have been granted for foreign nationals whose temporary residence visas are due to expire or have expired. We can advise and assist you with the paperwork, even during the lockdown (we are working remotely) - email us at info@visa-one.com.
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2 months ago

Visa One

Coronavirus: 'Let us never despair'

Clients are informed that Visa One’s offices will be closing for the National Lockdown on 27 March 2020, to re-open for business again on 17 April 2020. Please note: Erik (082 077 6007) erik@visa-one.com and Angelique ( 084 652 7471) angelique@visa-one.com, will be available on their mobiles and personalized email addresses during this period.

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We comply with the Immigration Act and related regulation in South Africa. Our consultancy services are unavailable through government channels. The application forms used during the immigration process can also be collected free of charge at any relevant immigration office.



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