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How to register your own company online (In 7 minutes)

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How to register your own company online (In 7 minutes)

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Company registration in South Africa has become a relatively simple exercise thanks to the hard work of the guys at the CIPC (Companies and Intellectual Property Commission). Even though a few years back, registering your company could take days or weeks, the process can now be completed very quickly online. In my case, it takes me about 7 minutes to register a new company! Granted, you still need to scan and email a few documents to complete the process but that in itself is quite quick and easy to complete.

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The video below shows you how to register your company by taking you through the process.

By using these steps, you’ll be able to register your company online for R175 (Under US$15).

By the way, this company registration article is sponsored by Litmail ( – providers of professional business email. You can get professional business email setup for as little as a R550 once off payment.

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Video: How to register your company in SA online (in 7 minutes)

If you feel that you need professional assistance with your company registration then feel free to drop us an email at and we will put you in touch with someone who can assist.

Disclaimer: This video is for information purposes only and does not represent legal or financial advice. Please consult a qualified professional for your advice needs.


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Thando is currently the Group Actuary at Clinix Health Group, having previously served as Actuary in Discovery Limited's R&D Lab. Thando loves tech, design, reading and is very passionate about the development of the African continent. Thando also runs, an omnichannel retail-tech startup. All views expressed are Thando's own and neither reflect nor are influenced by the views of affiliated companies.

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