Non-Compulsory Certification of Enterprises through the Bizportal:
- Enterprises may register for a CIPC Essential Service certificate on bizportal.gov.za
- Click on the SERVICES button
- Possession of a CIPC certificate does not constitute permission to operate during the lockdown.
- Note that that DTIC has stated that it a criminal offence for any business to misrepresent the nature of its operations in order to obtain a CIPC certificate.
Contact details in the event of an enterprise wishing to clarify their status as an essential good or service:
Enterprises may contact the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enterprises may call the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (CTIC) on 0861 843 348 or +27 12 394 9500.
Click here to see what is listed as an essential service.
Click here to download the Permit to Perform an Essential or Permitted Service.