Cipc Enquiries

Important:  Queries relating to  transactions already lodged should only be submitted once the Service Turnaround Time has lapsed.

If the queries are not resolved within 10 working days, as stipulated on the Service Turnaround Times, and the escalation process has been followed, the query can be escalated to the CIPC Ombudsman as a complaint.

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Important:  To ensure that your enquiry is attended to, follow the escalation process and  quote the allocated reference number which you received when you lodged the Enquiry

Contact & Address Details

Head Office Location

the dti Campus

Block F

77 Meintjies Street

Sunnyside

Pretoria

Call Centre: 086 100 2472

International telephone number: +2712 394 9573

Always first establish processing times before calling CIPC to inquire if your application has been processed or not.

Kindly consult the CIPC Service Delivery Standards which contain the contact details and escalation process, should you require more information or to follow up on documents already submitted.

Enquiries System:  Click here to lodge an enquiry via the Enquiry system.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 15:30.

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.


Physical addresses of service centres with self-service terminals

Pretoria Service CentreJohannesburg Service CentreCape Town Service Centre
Sancardia Mall1st floor541 Madiba StreetArcadia0001Talis House
Cnr Simonds and Marshall Streets
Johannesburg2001
Shop 03Norton Rose House
Thibault Square
Riebeek Street
Cape Town

Addresses of Partners with Self Service Terminals

GautengKwa-Zulu NatalWestern Cape
Transnet Enterprise Development Hub
Shop No 208
Level 200
150 Commissioner Street
Carlton Centre
Johannesburg
2001
Durban Chamber Of Commerce And Industry
Chamber Square
Lion Match Office Park
892 Umgeni Road
Durban
Trade Investment
Kingsmead Office Park Boulevard
Arundel Close
Stalwart Simelane Street
Durban
Transnet Enterprise Development Hub
West Coast Business Development Centre
Building 234
Tonyn Street
Saldanha
North WestNorthen Cape    Free State
Orbit TVET College
Fatima Bhayat Street
Rustenburg
0300
Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and TourismUmzimkhulu House
Cnr. Kingston and Elliot Streets
Kimberly
8300
FDC Rent a Desk 
No.36 First Avenue
Westdene 
Bloemfontein 
9301
Mpumalanga Limpopo
Department of Economic Development and Tourism
15 Van Rensburg Street 
Nelspruit
1200
Limpopo Economic Development Agency
06 Platinum Street
Polokwane

To view  services available at Self Service Terminals, click here

Postal Address Details

Companies

PO Box 429

Pretoria

0001

Intellectual Property

Private Bax X400

Pretoria

0001

Co-operatives

Private Bax X237

Pretoria

0001


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.