You have drafted a killer business plan and you are ready to venture into the world of business. Your next step is to register your business in accordance with South African legal and statutory requirements.

Register your business

South Africa’s Companies Act requires that if you are setting up a private company (i.e. (Pty) Ltd) you need to register your company as a legal entity.

Open a business account online

Open an Instant Business Account and register your new company all in one go. You have the option to add value adds to help you run your business efficiently.

Apply online

SwiftReg offers the following services:
  • Checks on existing company names
  • Registration of business names 
  • Company and close corporation changes
  • Annual returns and restorations
  • B-BBEE certificates
  • Clearance certificate
  • Restorations
  • Name applications only

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