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Experience & Statistics

35 000

Businesses assisted

12

Years customs experience

13 000

Successful applications

365 000 000

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The service that I have received is 10/10 for sure. Friendly swift no hassle service. I have already sent your details to a friend who also needs an export license. Job well done. I am a very very happy client.

Riaana HenzeRiver North Carriers

Thank you for the quality of service provided by your company. We sincerely appreciate your efficient, gracious customer service, the level of detail and accountability you have demonstrated.

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Thank you for your efficient service really appreciate your commitment. Import/Export license delivered as promised on time. I will definitely be using your other services and I will recommend you to my colleagues.

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Frequently purchased with an Import Export License

Company registration

R980

Trade agreement registration

R380 per trade agreement

SARS Representative Registration

R850

What is it?
Company or business registration services with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Includes company income tax number.

What is it?
Registration to export goods under the SADC (Southern African), AfCFTA (African), SADC-EPA and SACU/EFTA (European), SACU-MERCOSUR (South American), GSP (General System of Preferences) or AGOA (North American) trade agreements.

What is it?
A registered representative is a person who is appointed with full rights to act on behalf of another legal entity. SARS requires entities to have a registered representative for the sake of performing certain functions via e-filing, for example filing a VAT return, income tax return or to transfer a tax type.

Company registration

R980

What is it?
Company or business registration services with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Includes company income tax number.

Add to Cart

Trade agreement registration

R380 per trade agreement

What is it?
Registration to export goods under the SADC (Southern African), AfCFTA (African), SADC-EPA and SACU/EFTA (European), SACU-MERCOSUR (South American), GSP (General System of Preferences) or AGOA (North American) trade agreements.

Add to Cart

SARS Representative Registration

R850

What is it?
A registered representative is a person who is appointed with full rights to act on behalf of another legal entity. SARS requires entities to have a registered representative for the sake of performing certain functions via e-filing, for example filing a VAT return, income tax return or to transfer a tax type.

Add to Cart

Our process

STEP ONE

Select your services and checkout

Not sure what you need? Call or email us to talk to a consultant.

STEP TWO

We will email you the requirements.

Reply with the required information and documents.

STEP THREE

Registrations

We handle all communication with the local registration bodies on your behalf.

STEP FOUR

Approval

All registration documents sent to you.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an import export license?

It is a number, or code, that you receive when you register at customs as an importer, exporter, or both. It is also referred to as a customs code, CNN number, customs client number or customs registration number. It allows an individual or business to clear goods through customs and to make international payments for imported and exported goods.

When do I need an import export license?

An import export license is officially required when:

  • The total imported/exported cargo is R150 000 or more in one calendar year; or
  • There are more than 3 imports/exports in one calendar year.
  • You are importing for resale or business purposes and not for your own personal use.
  • You are making an advance payment above R50 000 for goods still to be imported and require an APN (advanced payment notification) number.

You also require a customs license if you want to make or receive an international payment for imported or exported goods through your bank (this is not necessary if you use your credit card, but credit card transactions typically involve very high forex costs).

Can I use an import export license to import or export anything from or to any country?

Yes, one import export license covers all goods traded across the South African border. Note that some regulated goods require an additional permit. You can search your product in our prohibited and regulated goods look up to see if there are any additional requirements.
You can use the same license to import from or export to different countries. If you export goods to a country that has a trade agreement with South Africa we recommend that you get the associated certificate of origin so that your buyers benefit from the import duty tax saving.

Do I need to pay any yearly fees once I've received my license?

No, yearly fees are not applicable to import export licenses.

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