FNB Cipc

Registration fee

Register your company at a once off fee of R125.Should you choose to reserve your company name, there will be an extra R50 charged.

A valid credit or debit card is required to make the payment.

A Business Current Account

Once the registration of your company has been finalised, please expect a call from one of our agents where a FNB Business Current Account will be opened.

Turnaround Time

Please expect a turnaround time of up to 5 working days for your company to be registered. Should you choose not to reserve a name, then expect a shorter turnaround timeFirst National Bank – a division of FirstRand Bank Limited. An Authorised Financial Services and Credit Provider (NCRCP20).

Please note you may need a copy of an ID document for each director. This only applies to the bar-coded ID’s and FNB will contact you to send these documents if needed.

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Benefits of registering your company through FNB

  1. Save time, as you can register your company online. No queues, no hassles and a fast turnaround time of 5 working days, once the application is complete.
  2. You can register your company from anywhere in the world.
  3. All documentation of your successful registration will be provided to you electronically.
  4. You can save money when registering at CIPC as you have two options for registration, Company only (that is a Company, without name reservation – CIPC auto generates a name, based on the registration number of the company), which costs R125, or Company with a name reservation chosen by you, which costs a total of R175. No facilitation fee is charged by FNB.
  5. We will open your Business Bank Account and enjoy all the value-added benefits of banking with FNB.

Please note:

  • We cannot attach a pre-reserved name to a new company registration within our process.

We recommend that you obtain professional advice on the most suitable type of legal entity for your specific needs. Different legal entities have different advantages and disadvantages and it is important that you familiarise yourself with the specific legal requirements applicable to your chosen legal entity.