It is very important for business owners to know what the turnaround times are for admin procedures relating to the business. This makes planning easier, and when you want to execute your plans, you know what to expect.
It is also very important to note, that due to loadshedding and ongoing labour strikes in South Africa, these systems aren’t always working as it should. Below you will find the official turnaround times as published by the South African government.
How long does it take to register a private company with CIPC?
The official turnaround time is 2 business days. Read more.
How long does it take to register a non profit company?
The official time is 2 business days.
How long does it take to amend company details?
For company contact detail changes, it usually take about 2 business days.
Changing a company address.
To change the registered address for a company, the official turnaround time is 14 days.
Turnaround time for company name change.
How long does a VAT registration with SARS take?
Turnaround times for a PAYE registration with SARS.
The turnaround time is 21 business days.
How long does it take to appoint a public officer at SARS?
Applying for a Section18(1)(A) certificate.
From experience, the turnaround time is anything from 2 months to 1 year.
How ong does it take to register on the Cntral Supplier Database?
This can be done within one day.
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