ALL NOTICES


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Open bid: Request for Quotation/ProposalDescription: Sale of assetsMay 17, 2024
Appointing and resignation of auditors using online servicesMay 17, 2024
CIPC pioneers environmentally friendly solution for confiscated counterfeit goods, creating job opportunities for SMMEsMay 17, 2024
Payment reference for direct deposits               May 14, 2024
Delay in processing company and close corporation reinstatement applications (form COR 40.5) and responding to company and close corporation re-instatement enquiriesApril 30, 2024
Requirements on filing of CM 100 applications on insolvent voluntary liquidations form CM26LIQ statement of affairsApril 29, 2024
Delay in processing and responding to CC and Company re-instatement applications and deregistration enquiriesApril 24, 2024
Preparation and approval of annual financial statementsApril 10, 2024
Customer verification updateApril 9, 2024
CIPC processed transactions from 17-21 April 2024April 8, 2024
Verification of customers when appointing directorsApril 5, 2024
Customer Code Update ProcessApril 3, 2024
Update CIPC enquiries system not available – alternative processesMarch 19, 2024
Incorporating beneficial ownership information with annual return filings for companies and close corporationsMarch 18, 2024
Open bid: Request for Quotation/ProposalMarch 14, 2024
Update on customer verificationMarch 13, 2024
Rejection of Re-instatement applications- unverified profilesMarch 12, 2024
International Women’s Day Invest in women: Accelerate progressMarch 8, 2024
New customer verification processMarch 7, 2024
Security compromise of the CIPC- Business ContinuityMarch 6, 2024
New customer verification processMarch 4, 2024
CIPC Closure to the Public for Easter WeekendMarch 1, 2024
Notification of security compromise as per section 22 of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”)February 29, 2024
Challenges with CO-OP registration and business rescue systemFebruary 29, 2024
Invitation: 2024 MUT – WIPO South Africa summer school on intellectual property and transfer of technologyFebruary 26, 2024
Foreigner assurance process integration with beneficial ownershipFebruary 22, 2024
Beneficial ownership registerFebruary 22, 2024
Erratum: Practice Notices 1- Proof of physical address of companies, and close corporationsFebruary 21, 2024
Acceptable proof of physical address in terms of requirements of practice note 1 of 2024February 21, 2024
Delay in processing company and close corporation re-instatement applications (form COR 40.5) and responding to company and close corporation re-instatement and deregistration enquiries (CIPC online query management system)February 21, 2024
Ruling by the high court regarding a claim of confidentiality in terms of S212 of the companies ACT, ACT 71 OF 2008 as amended G.U.D Holdings high court review ruling, case no 26738/2022.February 7, 2024
Enforcement of beneficial ownership filings and securities registersFebruary 7, 2024
Deregistration of companies and close corporations in annual return deregistration processFebruary 1, 2024
Unauthorised use of CIPC name, abbreviation and logo (Previous notice 48 of 2019)January 23, 2024
Filing of director amendments applicationsJanuary 15, 2024
CIPC emphasises the need for multi factor authentication for director amendmentsJanuary 8, 2024
Disparity of registration numbers and incorporation datesJanuary 5, 2024
Final de-registration of companies and close corporations in the annual return de-registration processDecember 21, 2023
Implementation of multi factor authentication for director amendmentsDecember 13, 2023
The how, where and what of Trade Mark registration for SMMEs in South Africa part 2:- the Trade Mark application processDecember 12, 2023
CIPC implements a beneficial ownership interfaceDecember 8, 2023
Urgent notice: Director AmendmentsDecember 4, 2023
Turnover validation and beneficial ownership information on annual return filingsNovember 29, 2023
Automation of filing director changesNovember 29, 2023
Automation of the register of disqualified personsNovember 29, 2023
Automation of Foreigner Assurance ProcessNovember 25, 2023
The How, Where and What of Trade Mark registration for SMMEs in South Africa debunking common misconceptions – part 1November 16, 2023
Correction of new company registration information and certificates across electronic platformsNovember 13, 2023
CIPC and National Small Business Council CollaborationNovember 8, 2023
Customer refundsNovember 1, 2023
ICT network upgrade and maintenanceNovember 1, 2023
Co-Operative that has been directed to change name by the registrar of Co-Operatives in terms of section 11 of Co-Operatives Act no. 14 of 2005, as amendedNovember 1, 2023
SARS non-compliance noticesOctober 25, 2023
Media statement on behalf of the BRICS IP BLOCOctober 25, 2023
15th Meeting of BRICS Heads of Intellectual Property Offices (HIPO) 2023October 17, 2023
Learn-i-BizOctober 17, 2023
Practice Note 4 of 2023: Filing of documentsOctober 12, 2023
Enforcement of beneficial ownership filings and securities registers as from 01 October 2023September 19, 2023
CIPC 2023 XBRL taxonomy for public consultationSeptember 14, 2023
CIPC clamping down on reckless conduct and non-complianceSeptember 5, 2023
Compliance checklist reportSeptember 1, 2023
Domicilium et Executandi requirementAugust 29, 2023
Commencement of deregistration notification for companies and close corporationsAugust 11, 2023
ICT application software upgrade and maintenanceAugust 10, 2023
CIPC Self Service Centre Cape Town will be closed to the public from 14:00 starting 4 August 2023August 7, 2023
Media release: Companies and intellectual property commission (CIPC) approves SAMPRA distribution plan for 2022/3August 3, 2023
Media release: CIPC lauds the seizing of counterfeit clothing and footwear: a bold step towards economic growth and sustainable job creationAugust 2, 2023
Validation of CIPC email address for requesting confirmation or evidence to information submitted to company servicesJuly 28, 2023
Reminder to customers: CIPC is changing of payment methodJuly 26, 2023
Practice notice 2 of 2023: Access to the website on the process to amend company directorsJuly 25, 2023
Practice notice 1 of 2023: Challenges encountered when filing applicationsJuly 25, 2023
Media release: Reminder to Companies and Close Corporations to file Annual ReturnsJuly 21, 2023
Securities register and beneficial interest register functionality releaseJuly 19, 2023
Review of companies and close corporations enquiry categories on CIPC enquiryJuly 5, 2023
Unauthorised use of CIPC name, abbreviation and logoJune 22, 2023
Relaunch and automation of associated name reservation service (form COR9.1)June 22, 2023
CIPC internet links are downJune 20, 2023
Notice for Co-Operatives Directors/Members to Update their Contact DetailsJune 1, 2023
Delay in processing of dispatched documents via emailMay 30, 2023
Beneficial Owner Filing Requirements Guidence Note 2 of 2023May 29, 2023
Companies Amendment Regulations 2023 – The CIPC hereby announces the promulgation of amendments to the Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended.May 25, 2023
A ground-breaking Intellectual Property Seminar to Support Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in South AfricaMay 16, 2023
Registration extended: Advanced WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer 2023May 10, 2023
Online verification of CIPC disclosure certificatesMay 8, 2023
The CIPC successfully brings a liquidation application against selective empowerment investments 1 LTDApril 25, 2023
CIPC to co-host world intellectual property day celebrations in SAApril 25, 2023
Increase of call Centre hours for limited periodApril 21, 2023
Non-binding legal opinionApril 20, 2023
ICT network upgrade and maintenanceApril 20, 2023
Delay in Name reservationsApril 19, 2023
Requirements and processing of requests to expedite acceptance of patent applicationsApril 12, 2023
Notice on number of deregistered companiesMarch 31, 2023
Final deregistration of companies and close corporation in annual return deregistration processMarch 30, 2023
Requirements for the appointment of an accounting officerMarch 23, 2023
Intellectual Property and Technology commercialisation to come under spotlight in North WestMarch 22, 2023
Co-operative that has been directed to change name by the registrar of Co-operatives in terms of section 11 of Co-operatives ACT no. 14 of 2005, as amended.March 22, 2023
Invitation for public comments on the draft companies act regulations on the collection of beneficial ownership informationMarch 17, 2023
Implementation of the beneficial ownership regime by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)March 1, 2023
iXBRL: Deprecation of 2016 & 2019 Taxonomy Entry Points on 1 July 2023February 27, 2023
Submission of Annual Financial Statements by Co-operativesFebruary 3, 2023
Update 26 January 2023 : Rollback to old e-services and BizPortalJanuary 26, 2023
The Protection of Personal Information ACT (POPIA) ConsentJanuary 26, 2023
Disparity of registration numbers and incorporation datesJanuary 24, 2023
Annual Return Filing NoticeJanuary 24, 2023
CIPC Customer Rollback Update NoticeJanuary 23, 2023
Rollback of services platformsJanuary 20, 2023
Outgoing One Time Pin (OTP) and e-mails restoredJanuary 18, 2023
Delays on outgoing One Time Pin (OTP) and e-mailsJanuary 17, 2023
E-Services and BizPortal MigrationJanuary 14, 2023
Update: System challenges with the implementation of enhanced eservices and BizPortal platformsJanuary 14, 2023
A note from the patent officeJanuary 12, 2023
System challenges with the implementation of enhanced eServices and Bizportal platformsJanuary 9, 2023
Practice note 05: Issuance of Notices of Acceptance and Official Actions and e-filing of outstanding documentsDecember 10, 2022
CIPC – Changing of payment methodNovember 23, 2022
Manual name reservation service not availableOctober 26, 2022
Co-operative that has been directed to change name by the registrar of Co-operativesOctober 18, 2022
Department of Home Affairs system down time affecting ID verification on CIPC systemsOctober 5, 2022
Foreigner AssuranceOctober 3, 2022
List of accredited bodies whose members are eligible as business rescue practitioners as from 22 September 2022September 23, 2022
New call centre system and interactive voice responseSeptember 22, 2022
Deactivation of Domain NamesSeptember 1, 2022
Filing requirements for licensing as business rescue practitioner (COR126.1)August 31, 2022
Filing requirements for appointment of business rescue practitioner (COR123.2)August 31, 2022
Notice of extension cooperatives XBRLAugust 31, 2022
Automation of company recordsAugust 31, 2022
Scheduled system maintenance on all CIPC systems from 20 August 2022 – 21 August 2022August 19, 2022
Update: status on file transition projectAugust 19, 2022
Compliance notice issued to Nova Propgrow Group Holdings LTDAugust 10, 2022
Closure of co-operative online emailJuly 28, 2022
Intermittent downtime due to the Department of Home Affairs’ system challengesJuly 21, 2022
Return relating to directors and register of membersJuly 15, 2022
Voluntary deregistration of companies and close corporationsJune 29, 2022
Co-operatives that have been directed to change names by the registrar of co-operativesJune 15, 2022
Department of Home Affairs (DHA) link restoredMay 27, 2022
Call for nominations of candidates to serve on the financial reporting standard council (“the Council”)May 18, 2022
Status on file transition projectApril 8, 2022
Requirements for Company and Close Corporation Re-instatement in terms of regulation 4(2)(b)December 9, 2021
Co-operative that have been directed to change names by the registrar of Co-operativesDecember 1, 2021
Public companies contravening annual financial statements filing obligationsNovember 30, 2021
Compliance obligations of companies and close corporations in business rescueNovember 29, 2021
Appointing and resignation of auditors using the online servicesNovember 23, 2021
Commencement of deregistration notification to companies and close corporationsOctober 20, 2021
Filing of co-operative annual submission of information to the registrar (annual returns) and compliance requirements of annual financial statements (AFS) using XBRLOctober 19, 2021
CIPC Call Centre operating hoursOctober 18, 2021
Status on file transition to the new bulk storage facilitySeptember 30, 2021
Filling of joint business rescue practitioner appointmentsSeptember 29, 2021
Important changes to CIPC electronic platforms relating to short standard private and short standard non-profit without members company registrationsSeptember 23, 2021
Notice to accounting and auditing professional bodies: Independent review survey 2021September 21, 2021
Email channel functionality up and runningSeptember 9, 2021
Problem with practice numbers of auditorsSeptember 9, 2021
Notice Clarification on Liquidation documents to be submitted to CIPC November 2013September 9, 2021
Appointemnt of Acting CommissionerSeptember 9, 2021
Compliance requirements – companies act, 2008 as amendedSeptember 9, 2021
Delay in processing business rescue proceeding applicationsSeptember 9, 2021
Withdrawal of non-binding opinion dated 27 Oct 2011 Disclosure of directors’ remunerationSeptember 9, 2021
Warning against fraudulent activitiesSeptember 9, 2021
Closure of companies queries in the enquiries queueSeptember 9, 2021
Pending review of the Companies and Close Corporation re-instatement process (CoR40.5)September 9, 2021
Patent RegistrationSeptember 9, 2021
Processing of Company and CCSeptember 9, 2021
Lodgement of e-services applicationsSeptember 9, 2021
ID number verificationSeptember 9, 2021
Final deregistration of companies and close corporations referred for deregistration due to non-compliance with annual returns during January 2013September 9, 2021
Payment method discontinued (cheques)September 9, 2021
Disparity of company registrationSeptember 9, 2021
New filing channel for listed Companies and their Subsidiaries at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)September 9, 2021
Revised PCC 24 on verification requirements of South African companies and close corporations in terms of the FIC actSeptember 9, 2021
Notice to directorsSeptember 9, 2021
Closure of disclosure addresses and the resubmission of requests for copies of documentsSeptember 9, 2021
Director changes now done electronicallySeptember 9, 2021
Dedicated mailbox for company name changesSeptember 9, 2021
Discontinue acceptance of cheque depositsSeptember 9, 2021
Important notice to customers about CK2September 9, 2021
CIPC Scan to e-mail requirementsSeptember 9, 2021
Use of name reservation symbolsSeptember 9, 2021
Lapse of legislation fee exemption for conversion from a close corporation to a companySeptember 9, 2021
Guide to submitting company and close corporation applications via dedicated email addressesSeptember 9, 2021
Notice of non profit companies duty to comply with Annual ReturnsSeptember 9, 2021
Electronic lodgement of patentsSeptember 9, 2021
Lodgement in electronic format of certain documents in terms of trade marks ActSeptember 9, 2021
Lodgment of priority documents in respect of patents, designs and trade marks in electronic formatSeptember 9, 2021
Operational requirements in respect of electronic filing of new trade marks, patents, designs and copyright applications with the CIPCSeptember 9, 2021
Waiver in respect of penalty fees due to the late filing of annual returns until 30 September 2013September 9, 2021
Electronic CoR39 PasswordsSeptember 9, 2021
Non Profit Companies to Comply with Annual ReturnsSeptember 9, 2021
Restoration procedure for final deregistered companies and close corporationsSeptember 9, 2021
Scheduled maintenance on all CIPC systemsSeptember 9, 2021
CM29 Electronic LodgmentSeptember 9, 2021
File transition project – impact on business operationsSeptember 9, 2021
System DowntimeSeptember 9, 2021
Website unavailability noticeSeptember 9, 2021
Scheduled System MaintenanceSeptember 9, 2021
Self Service Centres offlineSeptember 9, 2021
Annual return and AFS / FAS technical challengesSeptember 9, 2021
Roll-out of Annual Return “hard-stop”September 9, 2021
Commencement of deregistration notification to companies and close corporationsSeptember 9, 2021
Disqualified directors lettersSeptember 9, 2021
The protection of personal information and the CIPCSeptember 9, 2021
Status on file transition to the new bulk storage facilityAugust 31, 2021
The protection of personal information and the CIPCAugust 31, 2021
External Company Registration (FORM COR20.1)August 24, 2021
Temporary change in submission requirements for changes to company MOI (FORM COR15.2)August 23, 2021
Notice to Accounting and Auditing professional bodiesAugust 3, 2021
CIPC file transition projectJuly 23, 2021
Discontinuation of enterprise search on the CIPC e-services websiteJuly 13, 2021
Rotation of Auditors In terms of section 92 of the Companies ActJuly 12, 2021
Delay in dispatch of documentsJuly 5, 2021
Essential services certificateJune 29, 2021
List of Accredited Professional Bodies whose members are eligible to be licensed as business rescue practitioners as at 01 June 2021June 6, 2021
Delay in release of automation of business rescue proceedings, business rescue practitioner licensing and business rescue practitioner appointmentsMay 28, 2021
Amendment of registration certificate (Form Cor14.3) issued via New e-services platformMay 25, 2021
Automation of Business Rescue Proceedings, Business Rescue Practitioner Licensing and Business Rescue Practitioner AppointmentsMay 24, 2021
Domain name registration via CIPCMay 9, 2021
Amended Notice In Respect Of Issuing Patent CertificatesApril 9, 2021
Requirement to voluntarily disclose solvency and liquidity test performed in the annual financial statementsMarch 2, 2021
Discontinuation of primary co-operatives manual submissionFebruary 25, 2021
Name reservation e-service processFebruary 16, 2021
New E-Service: New Company Registration (Short Standard Profit (Cor15.1a) And Non Profit Company Without Members (Cor15.1c)February 16, 2021
CIPC new automated processesFebruary 10, 2021
Requirement for letter of no objectionFebruary 5, 2021
Business Rescue mailboxesFebruary 5, 2021
Disparity of registration numbers and incorporation datesJanuary 29, 2021
Uploading on new-eservices for on-line co-operative registrationNovember 20, 2020
New e-services functionality: on-line co-operative registration now availableNovember 9, 2020
Re-commencement of companies and close corporations regulatory compliance obligationsNovember 2, 2020
New email addresses for applications relating to co-ops amendmentsSeptember 28, 2020
Submission of Annual Financial Statements using Generally Recognized Accounting Principles (GRAP) in XBRLSeptember 15, 2020
Impact of load shedding on CIPCSeptember 3, 2020
Pending final deregistration of companies and close corporationsJuly 27, 2020
Audited annual financial statements: Requirement to disclose remuneration and benefits of directors and prescribed officersJuly 21, 2020
Recommencement of referral for deregistration of non-compliant companies and close corproationsJuly 20, 2020
Acknowledgement of the appointment of business rescue practitionersJuly 15, 2020
New method of issuing confirmationJuly 15, 2020
Companies, close corporations regulatory compliance during government lock down of South AfricaJuly 13, 2020
New process for updating customer code contact details/password resetJune 4, 2020
Customer transacting durind Covid-19May 23, 2020
CIPC Call Centre now open to assist customersMay 21, 2020
Phasing out of deposit systemMay 19, 2020
Printing granted and published contentMay 12, 2020
Patents & Designs, Copyrght and Trade Mark Division National LPatents & Designs, Copyright and Trade Mark Divisions – National Lockdown Level 4ockdown Level 4May 6, 2020
Business Rescue FilingMay 6, 2020
Business Rescue FilingMay 6, 2020
Essential Services Certificate issued by CIPCMay 5, 2020
Recommencement of servicesMay 1, 2020
Intellectual PropertyApril 30, 2020
Company, close corporation and co-operative services during government lock down of South AfricaApril 15, 2020
Available automated servicesApril 1, 2020
Notice 17 of 2020March 24, 2020
CIPC Call Centre on Corona virus (COVID 19)March 20, 2020
Non-readable documents submitted to CIPC for processingMarch 20, 2020
Migration of name reservation functionality to new platformMarch 4, 2020
New E-services Functionality: Registration of Co-operativesMarch 3, 2020
Company, close corporation and co-operative services during government lock down of South AfricaMarch 3, 2020
Co-operatives FormsMarch 2, 2020
Non-receipt of emails from CIPCFebruary 26, 2020
CIPC call affected by network coverageFebruary 25, 2020
Expansion of mobile serviceFebruary 17, 2020
Compulsory Name Reservation for Co-OperativesJanuary 31, 2020
Discontinuation of third party modelJanuary 31, 2020
Disparity of registration numbers and incorporation datesJanuary 7, 2020
Financial Accountability Supplement is now workingDecember 26, 2019
Disqualified directorDecember 17, 2019
Office ClosureDecember 3, 2019
Financial Accountability SupplementDecember 2, 2019
Appointment Certificate issued to inspectors in terms of section 209November 29, 2019
Downtime for name reservation back-end releaseNovember 29, 2019
Filing of documents in terms of regulation 168November 12, 2019
Deactivation of e-mail filing of company, company address, company name changes from 1 December 2019November 1, 2019
Which Companies Should Submit AFS’s in the iXBRL format?October 29, 2019
Retraction of Notice 64: IP online Downtime MaintenanceOctober 16, 2019
Unexpected filing notifications received after pilot resting iXBRLOctober 11, 2019
Processing Requirements For Removal Of Co-Operative DirectorsOctober 9, 2019
Compulsory Name Reservation of co-operativesOctober 9, 2019
CIPC E-mails protocolOctober 3, 2019
DeregistrationAugust 8, 2019
Unauthorised use of CIPC name, abbreviations and logoJuly 29, 2019
Commencement of deregistration notification to companies and close corporationsJuly 9, 2019
CIPC inLine eXtensible Business Reporting (iXBRL) Taxonomy UpdatedJuly 8, 2019
CIPC 2019 XBRL Taxonomy for public consultationJuly 4, 2019
Reason(s) for removal of director by the shareholders in the notice meetingJune 18, 2019
Challenges with companies registered without namesMay 30, 2019
Processing requirements for the removal of directorsMay 30, 2019
Decrease of Co-operative registration fee and amendment of constitution in terms of the amended Co-ops Act (No. 6 of 2013)May 29, 2019
Patents & Designs, Copyright and Trade Mark Divisions – National Lockdown Level 4May 6, 2019
Application for the registration of the secondary and tertiary co-opsApril 5, 2019
Migrating of manual registration for primary co-operative limited (Form CR1, CR5, CR4/CR8)April 5, 2019
Reservation of name for co-ops as per amended co-ops act, (No 6 of 2013)April 4, 2019
Office Closure During Easter WeekendApril 4, 2019
Changes on the Identification Process for Company RegistrationsMarch 20, 2019
Emailing of certificate / documents to customersMarch 20, 2019
Patents and Designs fee increase – 2019March 19, 2019
Successful launch of auto sharesMarch 11, 2019
Mandatory submission of financials when filing Annual Returns (“Hard-stop”)March 4, 2019
Explanation on and intention of Practice Notice 1 of 2019February 21, 2019
Filing of Annual Financial StatementsFebruary 14, 2019
Reversal of incurred penalty fees for 2019 for Annual return FilingsFebruary 8, 2019
Roll-out of Annual Return “hard-stop”February 8, 2019
Alternative administrative description for directors of companies and members of close corporations where company or close corporation is finally deregisteredFebruary 1, 2019
New interactive voice recording (IVR) launchedJanuary 31, 2019
Launch of Automation of SharesJanuary 23, 2019
Relocation of Sunnypark OfficeJanuary 18, 2019
Relocation of Pretoria Self-Service CentreJanuary 11, 2019
Licencing of Business Rescue PractitionersJanuary 11, 2019
Company registration numbers for application lodged during the festive season breakJanuary 8, 2019
Enquiry System – Multiple AttachmentsDecember 11, 2018
Submitting valid email and cell phone numbers for directors/members for companies and close corporationsNovember 16, 2018
To provide reason(s ) or not for removal of directors by the shareholdersNovember 12, 2018
Voluntary AuditsOctober 16, 2018
Invitation for Public Comment on Draft Companies Amendment BillOctober 15, 2018
Automation of paper based disclosures for Companies and Close CorporationsOctober 12, 2018
Notice of Appointment of Business Rescue Practitioner (C0)October 4, 2018
Re-Deployment of Annual Return “Hard Stop” Functionality on 01 October 2018September 20, 2018
Roll-back of Annual Return “Hard-Stop” FunctionalitySeptember 3, 2018
Notice regarding dies-nonAugust 17, 2018
Annual Financial Statements and Financial Accountability SupplementsAugust 8, 2018
CIPC XBRL taxonomy data model for public consultationJuly 25, 2018
Activation of new e-mail addresses for Business Rescue Practitioners filingJuly 23, 2018
CIPC XBRL portal as from 01 July 2018July 11, 2018
Mandatory submission of annual financial statements (AFS) and financial accountability supplement (FAS) when filing annual returns as from 01 July 2018June 27, 2018
Voluntary AuditsJune 8, 2018
CIPC information technology infrastructure migrationMay 18, 2018
Important Notice to Accounting OfficerApril 16, 2018
List of Accredited Professional Bodies 28 March 2018March 28, 2018
Pilot of new online filing methodMarch 13, 2018
Enquiry System for logging ticketsMarch 6, 2018
B-BBEE Application on e-servicesMarch 3, 2018
Close Corporations without Accounting Officer (Act of 1984)February 23, 2018
Close Corporations without Accounting Officer (Act of 1984)February 22, 2018
Guidelines on appointment of Accounting OfficerFebruary 6, 2018
Renovations taking place at the sunny park patent officesJanuary 24, 2018
Registration NumbersJanuary 15, 2018
Domain Name RegistrationDecember 20, 2017
Changes on Free Disclosure and Retrieval of MOI DocumentsDecember 20, 2017
Changes on e-Services WebsiteDecember 18, 2017
Final Deregistration of Companies and Close Corporations which fail to file annual returnsDecember 14, 2017
Final Deregistration of Companies and Close CorporationsDecember 14, 2017
CIPC JSE office closure during festiveNovember 28, 2017
Disclosure of Remuneration and Benefits of Directors and Prescribed officers in Annual Financial StatementsOctober 10, 2017
Submission of Annual Financial StatementsOctober 2, 2017
Notice 46 of 2017_Implementation of additional payment methodAugust 23, 2017
Relocation of the CIPC cape town self service Centre and system downtime.August 21, 2017
Introduction of additional option for retrieval of memorandum of incorporation documentsAugust 21, 2017
Drop Box Co-operativesAugust 11, 2017
Intoduction of additional payment methodJuly 19, 2017
SA Post Office salary disputeJuly 17, 2017
Discontinuation of manual application for (standard private companyMarch 30, 2017
Reminder for customer to file eservices new company registration and directors changes via upload functionality on CIPC websiteMarch 3, 2017
Requirements for updating cellphone numbers and e-mail addressesMarch 1, 2017
CIPC launching new landing / home pageFebruary 24, 2017
Important Notice to all recognised Accounting Proffessions for Close CorporationsFebruary 21, 2017
Self-Service Terminal PartnersFebruary 16, 2017
Reminder of discontinuation of posting document copiesFebruary 3, 2017
Name reservationsJanuary 27, 2017
File transition project – impact on business operationsJanuary 23, 2017
Disparity of company registration and incorporation numbersJanuary 13, 2017
Availability of CIPC files: status on files at the new bulk storage facilityJanuary 5, 2017
Additional “compliance status” field on disclosure certificatesDecember 21, 2016
Requirements relating to copies of smart id cardsDecember 7, 2016
Seminar Invitation to th Practical Implemantation of Co-operatives Amendment ActDecember 2, 2016
Automation of company name changesDecember 1, 2016
Notice challenging filed information (COR168)October 31, 2016
Update: Availability of CIPC files and movement of such to the New Bulk Storage FacilityOctober 31, 2016
False notification regarding repeal of close corporation act, 1984 and forced conversion for close corporation to companiesOctober 31, 2016
Requirements for certification of documentsOctober 21, 2016
Closure of Office during Festive SeasonOctober 12, 2016
Filing of Financial Accountability Supplements (COR30.2) by Companies and Close CorporationsOctober 10, 2016
Finally Deregistered Companies and Close Corporations which fails to File Annual Returns within 30 business days after the successful processing of application for Re-reinstatement of Deregistered Company (CoR40.5)April 15, 2016
Delay in real time paymentsDecember 21, 2015
Rotation of AuditorsDecember 21, 2015
Objection regarding submitted COR39/CK2 through eservicesDecember 7, 2015
Office closure during festive seasonNovember 23, 2015
Closure of revenue mailboxesNovember 11, 2015
Problem with practice numbers of auditorsOctober 28, 2015
Replacing notice 35 of 2015 with notice 43 Discontinuation of uploading of certain documents via CIPC WebsiteSeptember 4, 2015
Notice to all CEO Professional bodies in accounting and auditing industry: Compliance Requirements, Companies Act 71 of 2008August 7, 2015
Removal of director in terms of section 71 of companies ACT, 71 of 2008July 8, 2015
Hybrid CK2 from additional services link on the websiteJuly 3, 2015
Email channel functionality up and runningJune 22, 2015
Notice_Clarification on Liquidation documents to be submitted to CIPC_November 2013May 27, 2015
Appointemnt of Acting CommissionerMay 12, 2015
Compliance requirements – companies ACT, 2008 as amendedMay 6, 2015
Delay in processing business rescue proceeding applicationsApril 2, 2015
Withdrawal of non-binding opinion dated 27 Oct 2011 Disclosure of directors’ remunerationMarch 12, 2015
Warning against fraudulent activitiesMarch 6, 2015
Closure of companies queries in the enquiries queueMarch 3, 2015
Pending review of the Companies and Close Corporation reinstatement process (CoR40.5)February 27, 2015
Processing of Company and CCFebruary 13, 2015
Patent RegistrationFebruary 13, 2015
ID number verificationFebruary 11, 2015
Lodgement of e-services applicationsFebruary 11, 2015
FINAL DEREGISTRATION OF COMPANIES AND CLOSE CORPORATIONS REFERRED FOR DEREGISTRATION DUE TO NON COMPLIANCE WITH ANNUAL RETURNS DURING JANUARY 2013February 4, 2015
Payment method discontinued (cheques)February 3, 2015
Disparity of company registrationJanuary 29, 2015
New filing channel for listed Companies and their Subsidiaries at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)December 5, 2014
Revised PCC 24 on verification requirements of South African companies and close corporations in terms of the FIC ACTDecember 2, 2014
Backlog on CoR39 EservicesOctober 22, 2014
Notice to directorsOctober 7, 2014
Closure of disclosure addresses and the resubmission of requests for copies of documentsOctober 1, 2014
Dedicated mailbox for company name changesSeptember 24, 2014
Director changes now done electronicallySeptember 23, 2014
Discontinue acceptance of cheque depositsSeptember 22, 2014
Important notice to customers about CK2August 5, 2014
CIPC Scan to e-mail requirementsJune 20, 2014
Use of symbolsMay 21, 2014
Lapse of legislation fee exemption for conversion from a close corporation to a companyFebruary 3, 2014
Guide to submitting company and close corporation applications via dedicated email addressesDecember 10, 2013
Notice of non profit companies duty to comply with Annual ReturnsNovember 28, 2013
Electronic lodgement of patentsOctober 17, 2013
Lodgement in electronic format of certain documents in terms of trade marks ActSeptember 3, 2013
Operational requirements in respect of electronic filing of new trade marks, patents, designs and copyright applications with the CIPCAugust 28, 2013
Lodgment of priority documents in respect of patents, designs and trade marks in electronic formatAugust 28, 2013
Waiver in respect of penalty fees due to the late filing of annual returns until 30 September 2013March 26, 2013
Electronic CoR39 PasswordsDecember 20, 2011
Non Profit Companies to Comply with Annual ReturnsApril 26, 2011
CM29 Electronic LodgmentFebruary 26, 2009