Company Registration – South Africa
Satstark Business is a registered agent with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), Specialisation in company registration.
With hundreds of satisfied clients, we offer a full money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Cell/Whats app: 082 861 3884
Tell: 011 465 3035
New Company Registration: 5 days
Company Registration – How to
The steps below will guide you in completing your company registration. If at any time you need assistance with your company registration please don’t hesitate to Contact us.
- For new company registrations please select one of the following methods:
Online Company Registration
Offline Company Registration
- When choosing the “Online Company Registration” method, Please complete the electronic submission form. After completion of the form your will be redirected to the Limited Power of Attorney for you to print and complete. Please note that all directors must sign the Limited power of attorney. Next you will need 2 x original certified copies of each directors Identity Book and or Passport, copies must not be older than 3 months. You will then need to email, post or hand deliver both sets of documents to contact us.
When choosing the “Offline Company Registration” method, you will receive a PDF document that you will need to print. Please complete the form and sign the Limited Power of Attorney. Please note that all directors must sign the Limited power of attorney. Next you will need 2 x original certified copies of each directors Identity Book and or Passport, copies must not be older than 3 months. You will then need to email, post or hand deliver both sets of documents to contact us.
- Make the relevant payment for your new company registration. Once we receive the payment, we lodge the forms with the Companies register for completion. After the completion of the company registration the Certificate of Incorporation will be emailed to you.
Company Registration: FAQ’s
How long does a company registration take?
A new Company Registration normally take + – 7 working days, this is a guideline as it depends on the workload of the Company Register.
Non Profit company registrations take much longer + – 4 weeks, again depends on the workload of the Company register.
Who can register a Company?
Anyone can register a company, even a foreign national. Foreigners will use their Passports as proof of identification. A company can also register a company. Only people who cant register a company are individuals under 18 and
Can S.B. Company Registrations register my company if I’m not in Gauteng?
Yes, all of our services including new company registration are offered nationwide. The original documents needed for a new company registration will be posted to us or emailed.
Can a company be registered with just one person?
Yes, the company must have minimum 1 director and maximum 20. However Non Profit Companies need a minimum of 3 directors.
Can I register a CC?
No, in terms of the New Companies Act no new Close Corporations will be registered. Existing CC’s will still trade as normal and can convert to A Company (Pty) Ltd status.
What is the fee for a company registration?
The fee for new company registration can be found at the top of the page click here.
Are there any other fees after the company registration?
Yes, all companies pay an annual return once every 12 months. Eg your company registration took place in May 2012 you will pay your Annual return May 2013 (12 months after the company registration took place).
What happens if I pay my annual returns late?
The company register will place a fine on your company. The fine fee will depend on the turnover of your company and how long the annual return hasn’t been paid for.
What happens if I don’t pay my annual returns?
The company register will deem your company as non-active and will begin the deregistration process. If your company has been deregistered by the company register, you can reinstate your company (advisable when the company has property, vehicles and a high standing). However this is a long and expensive process and in most cases it is better to do a new company registration.
Can a company be registered without a name?
Yes, the company register will still issue you with a certificate of incorporation but you will be trading under your registration number. We do advise having an approved name though.
Do I register the company for Income Tax?
Yes, after the company registration is complete it is mandatory for the company to be registered for Income Tax.
Can Company’s still do “Trading as”?
No, in terms of the New Companies Act 2008, Companies may no longer use “Trading As” names.
How long does a name reservation last?
Six months for name reservation after that period the name becomes available to anyone. We advise you complete your company registration with in that period. A name reservation extension can be done to reserve the name for another six months.
Do I need an accounting officer?
Yes and no, after the company has been registered it is advised to assign an accounting officer to your company. At the initial company registration you do not need an accounting officer.
Do I need an auditor for a new company registration?
No, in the initial stage you will not need an auditor. Only companies that fall within a point guideline need to be audited.
Nation Wide Company Registration