Name reservation backlog

January 27, 2017

CIPC experienced technical difficulties on the business names registration process during the last three weeks December 2016. This, as well as an above normal i…

Downtime for Maintenance from 17:00 on Friday 27 January to 05:00 on Monday the 30th January 2017

January 27, 2017

Downtime for Maintenance from 17:00 on Friday 27 January to 05:00 on Monday the 30th January 2017

File transition project – impact on business operations

January 23, 2017

Although all CIPC files have been relocated to the new warehouse, the capturing of files received “without barcodes” and/or those with “damaged barcodes…

Disparity of company registration and incorporation numbers

January 13, 2017

You may find that the registration number of your application submitted last year is 2016 and the incorporation date (or registration date) is 2017.

AVAILABILITY OF CIPC FILES: STATUS ON FILES AT THE NEW BULK STORAGE FACILITY

January 5, 2017

The “CIPC File Transition Project”, in which approximately 6.2 Million Company-, Close Corporation-, Patent-, Trade Marks-, Copyright-, Cooperatives- and De…

REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO COPIES OF SMART ID CARDS

December 7, 2016

CIPC noticed that a high volumes of applications were rejected due to the fact that a copy of only the front page of the smart ID card are submitted to CIPC.

AUTOMATION OF COMPANY NAME CHANGES

December 1, 2016

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is committed to customer service and innovation. As part of this, CIPC launches the Automated Company …

Semi Office Closure

November 4, 2016

CIPC offices will be closed to the public on the 25th November 2016 from 10:00 and re-open on the 28th November 2016. For more infomation please check Notice nu…