Import & Export License

Get an Import & Export License from SARS.

Cost: R2500
Timeframe: 20 days

How to get an import & export licence

Complete your application online. No paperwork required.

Submit your application
Complete your online application in a few minutes
Make payment
Pay using a credit card, EFT or a cash deposit at any ATM
Submit your documents
We'll collect your documents and submit them to SARS
Get your number
Your import & export number will be sent to your email

What do I need to apply?

You'll need these things to register for an import & export number

  • Registered Company
  • Business bank account
  • Copy of director(s) ID
  • Proof of business address (Municipality account or lease agreement. It does not have to be in the company's name)
  • Proof of telephone number (Phone account not older than 2 months. It does not need not be in the company's name)

Trusted by 1000's of small business owners

The team at Govchain turned around my application with CIPC within 8 hours and sent me all the necessary documentation via their intuitive and user-centric website. I highly recommend GovChain.

Walter Fieuw
Walter Fieuw
Making of Cities

We are so grateful to have found Govchain. The fully personal online service made the process easy, hassle free and affordable. We received all our company documents within 48 Hours! Thanks Govchain :)

Kayleigh Capuzzimati
Kayleigh Capuzzimati
Drewsie Original

I am so happy with your service. I was having trouble registering with the CIPC, Govchain helped me out. Within 5 days my problems were solved.Thanks a mil! You guys run a great company.

Prince Chitauro
Prince Chitauro
Toptronic Energy Electrical

My experience with Govchain was nothing short of exceptional. They even helped me with suggesting a payment gateway and legal advice. I wish other South African companies were half as good as Govchain.

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