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Do you need to Register a Company with CIPC quickly? Join thousands of happy Clients who use our easy online Company Registration Services every month! We are SA’s Perfect Partner for Tender Compliance – since 2006. Register Below or Get Free Consultation on 0800 007 269 (Toll-Free).

New Company Registration Shelf Company Registration Register a Company with our Tender Package

Our Professional Company Registration Includes:

(1) Guaranteed Company Name and Official Company Documents; (2) Free Tax Number; (3) Free Official BEE Affidavit; (4) Free Business Bank Account (optional); (5) Free Tender Assistance (optional) and (6) Toll-Free Consultation from your Own Dedicated Business Consultant. You also get a Money Back Guarantee.

Our requirements are simple to Register a Company: Just Apply Online or Call 0800 007 269 & Email us a Copy of Your ID (or Passport copy for Foreigners). We also offer over 120 other Company Services and Packages for complete Tender Compliance! These include Shelf Company Registration, CIPC, VAT, Tax Clearance, BEE, COID, Letter of Good Standing, CSD, CIDB, NHBRC and more.

You can be located anywhere in South Africa (or in the world) to use our Fast and Easy Online Services.

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Dedicated, Fast, Professional and Easy!

  1. Get Your Own Business Consultant to assist with the process – dedicated to your business and success.
  2. We promise Fast and Effective online services. Ask your Consultant about our Money Back Guarantee.
  3. Our Requirements are simple and easy to Register a Company: apply online here or call 0800 007 269 & email your ID copy (or Passport copy for Foreign Clients).
  4. Toll Free Consultation: You pay nothing to call your Consultant from landlines or cellphones. Call us on 0800 007 269 for free consultation during office hours.
  5. Complete Tender Empowerment in South Africa: receive ALL the required Company Registration Documents issued by CIPC / Dti: CoR14.3, CoR14.1, CoR14.1A and MOI (CoR15.1A). We also assist with Shelf Companies, Tax Clearance, VAT Registration / VAT Number, CIPC, BEE, Annual Returns, Amendments, COID, a Letter of Good Standing, CIDB, NHBRC, Logos, Websites, .co.za Domain Names, Business Plans, Accounting & Payroll, and more than 120 other Business Services for Tenders and Contracts!

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Get Ready to Tender – with a Package just for you!

A new Business needs numerous services and guidance to prepare for Tenders and Contracts in South Africa. After your PTY is open, we can also assist you through the entire Business start-up process (optional). You can have everything you need for your Tender or Contract in South Africa – we have a package that is right for you and your specific tender. Contact us toll free on 0800 007 269 to find out more.

Our Clients are based all over the country and the world – we offer an easy online service. Join thousands of Clients who receive outstanding service and support from us every month.

Included in each of our CIPC Company Registration Options:

  • Contact your own dedicated Consultant Toll-Free. We offer free advice before applying or paying for your company registration. Just phone 0800 007 269 during office hours – we are here to assist you.
  • Guaranteed Company Name, Free Tax Number, Free Official BEE Affidavit and Tender Assistance (optional) for your new Business.
  • Our simple online system enables Clients from ANYWHERE in South Africa or the World to Register a Company – you only need Internet access.
  • Choose from numerous payment options with a money-back guarantee.
  • Surety of a unique Company Name. Your Company Name’s success is guaranteed. If your Company Name is rejected (after we have cleared it), we will apply again at our own expense.
  • We send you ALL the required Company Documents, ready to be used for Tenders and Contracts. These include your official CIPC Company Registration Certificate (CoR14.3 / CK), Appointment of Incorporators and Directors Forms (CoR14.1 and CoR14.1A) and The Memorandum of Incorporation / MOI (CoR15.1A) on request. All as per the required standards of the CIPC, Dti and the Companies Act of 2008.
  • Receive a Nedbank Business Bank Account at NO COST (optional).

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12 Reasons to use Company Partners to Register a Company:

1. Online 1-stop-shop for complete Tender compliance. We offer an online 1-stop-shop for 120 Business and Tender related services – all this from the comfort of your own home or office.
2. Fast Timeframes. We move as fast as possible with your Company Registration. We know time equals money, and there are no backlogs on our side: We setup your documentation in LESS than 24 hours, after which CIPC will process it. We continually monitor the company registration process with Government to help minimise any delays with them.
3. Simple Requirements: The only requirements for Business Registration are:
Step 1: you have to register online here or phone us toll free on 0800 007 269, and
Step 2: then email us a copy of your ID / Passport. There is no need for you to visit the DTI, CIPC or our offices, and you can be based anywhere in the country or the world.
4. Anyone, Anywhere can use our service – it does not matter where you are located – we offer an easy online business registration service to everyone.
5. Expert and Dedicated Consultant. A Dedicated, Experienced Consultant will be allocated to you to take care of the entire company registration process and help you along the way. You will receive a cell phone number and email address on which you can directly contact your own Consultant. You can also contact your Consultant toll free on 0800 007 269 (free consultation from landlines and cellphones)
6. Pricing. We offer the best pricing to you for dedicated, personal and professional consultation. We guarantee success – or your money back.
7. Our Tracking System. Our custom System will constantly update you on the process via SMS and email.
8. We deal directly with CIPC and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). You do not need to worry about dealing with Government. Everything is done by our experienced Consultants.
9. Admin. We complete all necessary Applications correctly and review all the paperwork for you. You only need to relax and wait for your company registration documents via e-mail, confirming that you may start trading.
10. Professional Service with a Money-back guarantee. With more than 10 years’ experience of representing our Clients at Government, the entire process run smoothly over the Internet. No lost documents and no frustration.
11. Legitimacy. You can verify the existence of your new PTY on CIPC’s database once we’ve finished.
12. BackBone. Company Partners guarantee that the service we offer you meets the standards of the best in the game since 2006. Our over 30 Consultants offer services and standards of the highest quality.

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How to Register a Company in South Africa?

Option 1 (Business Registration – New Name)

Option 2 (Shelf Name)

Option 3 (Buy a Shelf Company)

Price: R 990 all inclusive.Price: R 890 all inclusive.Price: R 1990 all inclusive.
Timeframe: 1 week (please verify with your Consultant).
Timeframe: Within 48 hours (please verify with your Consultant).Timeframe: PTY Number in 24 hours.
This Company Registration Option is best for you if:
  • You want to ensure you get a specific Company Name which you prefer.
  • You want to follow the standard procedures to open a new Business.
  • You have time available.
This Company Registration Option is best for you if:
  • You need to be a Director of a Company ASAP for a Tender / Contract / Business Bank Account.
  • You like one of the Company Names on our Shelf.
  • You want to save money (R100) by choosing this Option instead of Option #1 at R990.
The Shelf Company Option is best for you if:
  • You need a Company Number for a Contract / Tender ASAP.
  • You do NOT have to be listed as a Director on the Company immediately.
  • You are able to pay a premium price for a Shelf Company.
Interested in this Option?

…we will firstly search the availability of your preferred Company Name. If your preferred Company name seems to be available, we apply to reserve it (with three alternative names if you choose so). After successful name reservation, we represent you at CIPC and register your New Company with your reserved name in the fastest time possible.

Interested in this Option?

…you will firstly have to make sure if you are happy to use one of our Shelf Company Names as the future name of your Business. If you find a business name which you like, we can start immediately without the hassle (and extra time it takes) of reserving a new Company name. Please speak to a Consultant for more details.

Interested in a Shelf Company?

…you will firstly have to make sure you do NOT need to be the Director of the Company immediately. After purchase you will immediately get a PTY Number which is yours, but we will then have to list you as a Director. We will do an Amendment at CIPC for this change to be official (process included in the timeframes / price). Read more about our Shelf Companies.

“Yes, I want my own Company Name!”

“Yes, I want a Shelf Company Name to speed things up!”

“Yes, I need a Company Number ASAP and I am willing to pay the premium price for a Shelf Company!”

More info on how to Register a Company, and how we can assist you – 100% online.

Here’s a guide to help you register a company as fast as possible, 100% online. Please note, you do not need to read through this guide – we are ready to provide you with Free Consultation on 0800 007 269 (Toll-Free from SA Cellphones and Landlines).


What are the Benefits of a PTY in South Africa?

The preferred choice of a legal entity for most Businesses in South Africa is a Pty. Here’s why:

1. You protect your personal life and assets from your business. If one runs a business, it is necessary to operate in a safe legal structure where your business assets and risks are separated from your personal ones.
2. You look more professional when you operate under a registered business name. If you want to obtain a big contract or tender, it is just so much more professional to trade in a Pty capacity than in your own name.
3. Most Suppliers and Government Departments require businesses to be registered as a Company to apply for their Tenders and Contracts.


How do you register a company in South Africa?

Everything can happen online. There are two ways you can do this from your desktop or your mobile phone:

Method 1: Use a Professional Service like ourselves

We offer a simple and easy online service to register a PTY. The only step you need to take is calling our Toll-Free number 0800 007 269 during office hours.

Our experienced business consultants will walk you through everything you need to know to register a new company at the CIPC. In fact, our consultants will take care of all the CIPC administration for you. Our business consultants know exactly what to do and they have excellent experience working with the CIPC – saving you time and effort.

Method 2:

The second method means doing everything 100% by yourself through CIPC. This process is more challenging and time-intensive, especially if you’re not accustomed to South African Government red-tape and working directly with the CIPC. You can create an online profile at the CIPC here and then can navigate your way through the CIPC’s eServices to start the Company Registration process.


How long does it take to Register a Company?

When you use our experts to facilitate the process, you can rest assure that we will process your documents in the quickest way possible. Just dial 0800 007 269 toll free for more info, or view our latest timeframes here.


What is the requirement for Business Registration?

  • A South African identity document (ID), or a passport if you are a foreigner.
  • You need to be 18 or older.
  • A South African address.


How much does it cost to Register a Business?

We charge R990 for a brand new South African Company with a new Name. This price includes a Guaranteed Company Name, Free Tax Number and Free Official BEE Affidavit. Just dial 0800 007 269 toll free to start.


What is the fastest way to register a small business in South Africa?

There are two ways in South Africa:

The first option is registering a Pty from scratch, and the second option is buying a Shelf Company. The option that’s best for you depends on how much time you have. Do you need a company registration number today or can you wait a bit?

1. If you need a PTY registration number today, buying a Shelf Company is your best and fastest option.

The fastest way to get a legal PTY is buying one of our Shelf Companies. It’s also the fastest way to get a PTY registration number that you can trade with right away. This usually takes about one day.

2. If you can wait longer, you can register a new PTY as well.

If you have more time, you can also consider a new Pty. (You can view our latest registration timeframe here)


How long does it take to get a Shelf Company in South Africa?

If you buy a Shelf Company from us you can typically get and use the registration number within 24 hours. View more info about Shelf Companies in South Africa here.


What’s the difference between a Shelf Company and a “normal” Pty in South Africa?

It’s vital to understand that both a “normal” Pty Company and a Shelf Company in South Africa are legally registered Pty Companies at the CIPC. There is no difference in where or how each of these types of companies are registered. There is simply a difference in when they are registered. When you buy a Shelf Company, it’s already registered at the CIPC. When you register a new PTY Company, you start from scratch with CIPC.

That’s essentially why buying a Shelf Company is faster. It’s a company that has already been legally registered at the CIPC – so you don’t have to.


How do Shelf Companies work?

To put it simply, Shelf Companies are PTYs that are registered and then “put onto a shelf” for other businesses or entrepreneurs to buy.

Shelf Companies are registered with generic names so they can be resold to businesses who need new PTYs, as fast as possible.

Once you’ve bought a Shelf Company the ownership details will be changed to your details. If you don’t like the generic name the Shelf Company you bought, already has, you can change it to pretty much any name you like. You can always change the name of a Shelf Company.

The other significant difference is the company’s number. The registration number is linked to the year it was registered in.

That implies, if you register a company at the CIPC in 2019, the year 2019 will reflect in the company number.

If you buy a Shelf Company, its number will be linked to when (the year) it was registered. We offer Shelf Companies from many different years. Older Shelf Companies are usually more expensive as they may add some perceived legitimacy to your business when you apply for Tenders, contracts and RFQ’s.


How can I register my Company as fast as possible?

It’s important to know exactly what documents you need to submit and in which format you need to submit them. It’s also imperative knowing exactly which forms you need to fill out and how. Doing something ineffectively or incorrectly can make it lag unnecessarily long. But do not worry, we are here to assist you and to take care of the process and documentation.

Our experts have supported thousands of South African entrepreneurs and small business owners with their company registration and also their tender and other compliance documentation. We assist businesses on a daily basis, so we work with the CIPC on a daily basis.


How do I register my small business through you?

We offer a fast-tracked and Professional Small Business Registration services. Over the past decade, we’ve cultivated an online service to help entrepreneurs register PTYs, buy Shelf Companies or do alternative small business administration through us.

To Start, just dial 0800 007 269 and a dedicated business expert will walk you through our easy online system. This system will send you regular emails on important steps in the process. You can also consider to Buy a Shelf Company

Our professional system notifies you which documents you need to upload and where. It also keeps you in the loop on how your services are progressing; it stores your official company documentation in one spot; and it helps you identify other company documentation that might be helpful to your business’s growth. Whats more – you have a dedicated Consultant to assist your small business with all of the above.

We can support you with over 120 small business and administrative services like tender compliance, accounting, industry-specific documentation or branding. You can access our full service list in the sidebar to your right.


How does our online service work?

Our process is easy, fast and streamlined. Once you request the service, we will contact you to explain the easy process to you and request your documentation.

After you’ve uploaded or emailed your documents (we can assist), our experts will submit all your documents to the CIPC in perfect order and our professional staff will make sure all your forms are filled out correctly. This includes choosing and reserving a name for your new company.

Once everything is submitted and in order, our system will notify you what the timeframe is for the service ordered. (You can also view the latest timeframes here) Once everything is processed by the CIPC, we will send you your registration papers straight to your email inbox.

These documents will also be stored on our online system in your personal login dashboard. That means you can easily access it again in future.

If you have questions during the process, you have our toll-free number 0800 007 269 at your disposal.


What types of companies are there in South Africa?

The most common type of company we register for South African entrepreneurs is a private company. It’s also known as a Pty Ltd Company. Other Company types include Public Companies, Personal Liability Companies and External (Foreign) Companies.

Please note, according to South African legislation you can no longer register Closed Corporations.


What is a Pty or a Proprietary Limited Company?

As we mentioned above, a Pty or a Proprietary Limited Company is one of the most popular types of businesses in South Africa.

It’s so popular, because it works for most small to medium businesses in South Africa. This type of business has a “(Pty) Ltd” added to its official paper work. Having a Pty Company helps you limit your personal liability. Why? In the eyes of South African law, it’s considered a separate legal entity. That means, unless you act recklessly or unlawfully, you will not be held personally accountable when things go wrong with your business.

With a Pty you can safeguard yourself; the Pty structure help you ensure your business risks stay contained within your registered company.

You also get a company number, which allows you to apply to Tenders, RFQs, contract or finance in South Africa.

You can be a single owner or you can have up to 50 owners. In a Pty, owners are called shareholders. Although the shareholders are often the directors of a Pty, it’s not automatic. If you have more than 1 owner, you should ensure that you’re registered as both a director and a shareholder.

If you want your business to be a separate legal entity, so you can limit liability, a Pty Company is one of the easiest structures to register in terms of short and long-term paperwork.

It’s also helpful to keep in mind, that our online services will help you rule out most of the admin related to a new Pty Company.

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