Long-Term Housing

Minimum Rental Periods

The minimum rental agreement period is typically 1 year.

Required Documents for Signing a Lease

Typical documents required to sign a lease are a valid passport and proof of employment.

Standard Security Deposit

The security deposit is equivalent to 1 months’ rent.

Local Norm for Returning the Security Deposit

The security deposit is returned after completion of inventory, inspection of the unit.

Rental Commission

Should you utilize the services of a real estate agent to help you in your search, agencies usually collect rental commission equal to 6.5% of the annual rent.

Payment of Rental Commission

The agent’s rental commission is typically paid by the landlord.

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer, check, and cash are acceptable methods of payment.

 

School Registration

School Fees

Typical school fees include:

• Registration fee
• Tuition fees
• Admission fee
• Application fee

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer, check, and cash are acceptable methods of payment.

Obtaining a Driver’s License

Requirements

International driver’s licenses are valid in Swaziland and the conversion is optional.

Additional Notes

Please note an international driver’s license is issued by the country of origin.

Driving is conducted on the left side of the road.

 

Opening a Bank Account

Required Documents

In order to open a bank account, you may be asked for:

• TIN Number
• Valid visa
• 2 copies of ID

Time Required

Typically opening a bank account can be completed in 2 days.