Terms & Conditions
USE OF OUR WEBSITE IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS
South African Registrations CC is a private entity. We are not affiliated with The DTI, The South African Revenue Services (SARS), The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (Cipc) or any government department. Our services includes: company name reservations, registration of new companies, amendment of existing close corporations, lodgment of annual returns, registrations of trade marks, etc with the Companies and Intellectual Property Registrations Office (Cipc) and applications for tax clearance certificates with the South African Revenue Services and issue of BEE EME Certificates for SME’s.
All our services are rendered at a fee and payment of the applicable fee(s) for each application is due in advance. Such fee(s) is indicated on each application form on our website. Notification will also be send by email upon application submission. Where approval, confirmation and/or permission is required for us to proceed with such a services, we will require a signed confirmation form from the application. This signed confirmation form together with proof of payment must be send to us in order for us to proceed with your application.
USE OF OUR WEBSITE, SERVICES AND YOUR PRIVACY
You understand that by using our website we act as your representative and/or agent in your name and place to finalize and process documents on your behalf with 3rd parties. We may do enquiries we deem fit in order to render such a service you applied for, based on business and personal information supplied to us. Based on this information you provide to us we will send you periodic emails during your application period. We DO NOT share any personal or business information with any person, business, entity or any other 3rd party, except for the government institution we deal with in order to process your application.
Except for South African Registrations identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the site or on the internet generally are offered by third parties that are not affiliated with South African Registrations. You understand that South African Registrations cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files downloaded through the site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the site and the internet. South African Registrations provides the site and related information "as is" and does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the service, any merchandise information or service provided through the service or on the internet generally, and South African Registrations shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly/indirectly from any such information and transaction.
It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the service or on the internet generally. It is also your responsibility to provide us the necessary documents we require within 90 days from application date.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
South African Registrations does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free. In no event will South African Registrations be liable for (i) any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the service, or any information, or transactions provided on the service, or downloaded from the service, or any delay of such information or service, even if South African Registrations or its authorized representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or (ii) any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials or information downloaded through the service.
Indemnification you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless South African Registrations and its shareholders, owners, accountants, officers, members, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the service.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Due to the nature of our work and administration involved, once we have commenced with an application, we have a no refund policy and we shall have no liability in that regard. However, should you inform us immediately that you do not want to proceed with your application, we will do a refund. Any costs we have already incurred for processing the application will be deducted from the amount refunded. No refunds will be given after 3 days from application date, if cancelled by the applicant.
All applications require documents to be signed and (where applicable) certified copies of ID’s, affidavit, etc. Such documents and/or any other documents we require to process and finalize the application must be posted to us without delay. As soon as we have received the supporting documents we shall inform the applicant by email and/or sms. If the application have not received any such notification within two weeks of sending these to us, the application must notify us immediately.
If you do not provide us the necessary documents within 90 days from application date, we will treat the application as cancelled by you. No refund will be made and we shall have no liability in this regard.
South African Registrations makes no warranty as to when, or if, any given Company Registration, CC Registration, Tax clearance application, Tax registration, PAYE, SDL and UIF registration, WCA registration, VAT registration or any other registration you apply for on our website will be successful. Any errors found will be corrected as soon as possible. However errors in any application submitted to us will be accepted and considered true and correct by the applicant. It is therefore the applicant, incorporators, members and/or directors responsibility to make sure the information and spelling is/are correct on all application forms.
South African Registrations reserves the right to reject or cancel any application, based on incorrect information supplied or we suspect any form of suspicious activity. We also reserve the right to change any amount on our website without prior notification.
COMPANY REGISTRATION PROCESS AND COST
COMPANY NAME RESERVATIONS PROCESS:
The cost for a company name reservation is R 350 and the name will be valid and reserved for 6 months. During the period a company must be registered, else the name will lapse. The cost for a company registration is on our company registration application form. Any payment for a name reservation can be used as credit and be deducted towards the company registration cost.
As soon as we receive proof of payment, the proposed company names will be submitted as per the application received. If all company names are rejected by the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission of South Africa, we will request new company names from you for resubmission. We will submit your company names (if declined) up to three times at no additional cost. From the fourth name reservation submission an additional fee of R 100 per submission will be payable.
Ownership will retain with the applicant who filed for the name reservation. This can be used to register a new company, changing an existing company name or close corporation or can be transferred to the applicant at a fee of R 75 or any other party on written request by the applicant.
COMPANY INCORPORATION PROCESS:
As soon as we receive payment confirmation, we will email the required power of attorney and other forms for signing by the applicant, directors, incorporators and/or members. These forms together with certified copies of identity documents of all directors and/or members must be posted to us at PO Box 1150, Langebaan, 7357. As soon as documents received the company registration documents will be submitted.
All private companies will be incorporated using the short standard form for private companies (COR15.1A).The registration time for a company registration is dependent on the Companies Commission of South African workload and procedure.
If we have not received the required documentation within 90 days from date of payment, we reserve the right to cancel such an application without any refund to the applicant. It is therefore the applicant, incorporators, members and/or directors responsibility to ensure that the required documents are POSTED to us by registered post and to provide us the tracking number. Faxing or emailing of documents to us are not accepted. As soon as we receive the document, we will inform the applicant by email and SMS.
SUBMISSION OF ANNUAL RETURNS
By applying for an annual return submission you grand us permission to act as your representative, customer and/or agent and to submit such information to the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission and/or South African Revenue Services (SARS) on your behalf. This service is rendered at a fee as per our website applications page. You confirm that all information supplied to us is true and correct in every aspect and to notify us immediately should there be any errors in your application so that these can be corrected as soon as possible.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless South African Registrations, its auditors, accounting officers, members, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party against incorrect, wrong and/or misleading information supplied and accept total responsibility for such information we submit on your behalf as per your application.
LINKS TO OUR WEBSITE
You may create links to our website, but must be directed to the home page of South African Registrations website.
You understand that it will be your responsibility to update all information that have changed or are incorrectly captured by the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission. If you want us to assist with this on your behalf, an additional fee, determined from time to time shall be payable. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only and is subject to change at any time without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.
You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information, materials and application forms on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website. Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience, but we do not signify that we endorse these websites.
We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws South Africa. You agree to the jurisdiction of Vredenburg in the Western Cape for any legal proceedings.
South African Registrations CC
Registration Number CK 2006/165834/23