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South African Virtual Office Rental

Ideal for those who need a business address, call answering, mail handling and office support services by professionally trained staff.

  • Provides South African address and contact number

  • Calls answered by professional staff trained in SARS, CIPC and Customs regulations

  • Optional management of company, SARS and Customs’ compliance available

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What is a virtual office?

A virtual office gives businesses a physical address, phone number and office-related services that are available as needed. Thus providing the essentials a business needs while saving the costs of a long lease and full time administrative staff.

What is included:

  • Virtual office address that can be used as proof of address
  • Contact number that can be used as proof of business contact number
  • Call answering and messages emailed to you
  • All consultants answering the phone are trained in SARS, CIPC and Customs compliance
  • Optional management of any SARS, CIPC and Customs matters arising
  • Free consultation on SARS, CIPC and Customs regulations

Optional extras
Postal forwarding service* – R250 per month
Boardroom and office usage – R250 per hour

* Documents may be scanned and emailed to the email address provided. Alternatively, documents or packages may be forwarded. Forwarding fee to be paid separately.

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Customers who use our virtual office are often also interested in:

South African company registration


Delivery: 2 working days*

What is it?

Registration of a new South African company with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).


  • Company registration documents
  • Company income tax registration
Optional extras:

  • A set of share certificates
  • A BEE certificate
  • SARS e-filing set-up
  • SARS representative set-up on e-filing
  • Assistance opening a South African bank account
  • A forex trading (or international currency) account

* with subject to authority processing time changes

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SA subsidiary company or branch registration


Delivery: 7 working days*

What is it?

A subsidiary company is a locally registered South African company with shares that are wholly or predominantly owned by a foreign entity. A branch is an outlet of a foreign company that is operating in South Africa. It is registered as an eternal company in South Africa and remains the same legal entity as the foreign company.


  • A set of shareholder certificates
  • A BEE certificate
  • Company income tax registration
  • SARS e-filing and representative set-up
  • A South African bank account, and
  • A forex trading (or international currency) account.

* with subject to authority processing time changes

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Annual company maintenance package


Per Annum

What is it?

Meets all the essential regulatory requirements legally imposed on companies by Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) and the South African Revenue Services (SARS) for one year.


  • South African representation for the company on (CIPC) for one year (optional)
  • South African representation at SARS for one year (optional)
  • 2 provisional tax return submissions*
  • 1 income tax return submission*
  • 1 annual CIPC return submission*

* Financial documents to be provided for submission. If required, accounting services are available quoted separately.

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Import Export License registration


Delivery 1-5 working days*

What is it?

Registration at South African customs as an importer and exporter. A unique import and export code (number) is issued by customs that is to be used on all import and export related international payments and when clearing goods at a border post.


  • South African Customs import and export registration documents
  • Consultation with our experienced trade team
  • A forex trading (or international currency) account (optional)
Optional extras:

  • Register as a user of one of the South African trade agreements
  • A pack of certificates of origin

* with subject to authority processing time changes

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can your company help me with my SARS, CIPC and customs compliance?

All our consultants are trained in SARS, CIPC and Customs regulations and have experience in international trade. The accountants on our team are available for oversight and consultation as needed. We can assist with helping you meet all the statuary requirements legally required by SARS, CIPC and customs.

What are your office opening hours?

Our offices are open from 8am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am – 4pm on Fridays. We are closed on weekends and public holidays. Our services are available in these times.

What are the minimum legal statuary requirements to run a company in South Africa?

The minimum legal requirements for a company to operate in South Africa are:

  • A South African address
  • A South African contact number
  • South African public officer (or SARS representative)
  • South African representation on CIPC
  • 2 provisional tax return submissions at SARS
  • 1 income tax return submission at SARS
  • 1 annual CIPC return submission

How can I cancel my virtual office rental agreement?

Cancellation can be done by emailing written notice of intent to terminate the agreement 30 days before the end of the rental period.

What other services do you provide?

We provide a full range of services to set up your company and establish a successful international business, from import export licenses, company formation and business management services. To view our full range of services, click here.

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Eugene BezuidenhoutGoogle Review

From knowing nothing about export and import, and the documents needed regarding, I know so much more thanks to Import Export Licence South Africa. Madaniyah help me more than she needed, she answered every email immediately. Her service is impeccable.

Mickey FlemixGoogle Review

Telana at Trade Logistics was very helpful and patient. She has a good knowledge of the subject, delivered in a kind and thoughtful manner. Great service, thank you.

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Ilze is absolutely amazing. Her professionalism during the entire process is beyond words. Thank you and will highly recommend your company.

Lezil FlorusGoogle Review

Ilze is very pleasant and efficient. Their services are very professional. I received my importers / exporters certificates within a week. This was the second time I used them and wont be the last.

Jason BassonGoogle Review

I just want to say WOW!!!,Thank you for the quick turnaround time and professionalism in handling this application for my export/import license.Congrats to you and your Team, well done.

Johan RasGoogle Review

Telana Swart helped me get my ImportExport Licence for my company. Very polite and friendly service and extremely patient! What a pleasure to work with a competent and efficient person.

Jacqueline SmithGoogle Review

The team I worked with was fantastic from start to finish. Helped take this task off my to do list and ensure the process was pain free. I highly recommend!

Alexander RoodtGoogle Review

Fantastic service from ImportExportLicense! Will definitely recommend this company. A special thanks to Ilze Lourens who assisted us throughout the process. Great service!

Anene LabuschagneGoogle Review

Thank you very much to Desireé and Madaniyah for their professional and swift assistance! First class, personal and professional service, thank you!

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