Business Name Registration – South Africa

Register a Business/Trade/Defensive Name

If you are a Pty Ltd company, Close Corporation or Individual (Sole Proprietor) trading as a Business Name, according to South African Law you must register the Business Name. This form can help you to do that.

Only R799.00 for a Business/Trade/Defensive Name application.

Apply for a Business/Trading/Defensive Name in terms of CPA 2008 and new Companies Act 2008 (South Africa).

A Defensive Name is a business name that is reserved for your use, for "trading as" etc, for a period of 2 years. You must renew the name every 2 years (our renewal app fee: R499.00) if you want to keep on using it.

Your Defensive Name result is expected in ± 3 working days.
Defensive Name confirmation is expected in another ± 5 working days.

To: Business Names Registry - a unit of eServices Business Registrations (Pty) Ltd, Main Road, Somerset West, South Africa, 7130
Tel.: 021 852-4444

Your first name/s (required)

Your surname (required)

Your physical address (required)

Proposed Business/Trading/Defensive Name (required)

Your email address (required)

Your phone number (required)

Referral Person name (if any) - enter person's name who told you about this service

I hereby apply for the following service, and I agree to the Terms & Conditions at - :

1 x Business/Trading/Defensive Name Application for R799.00

1 x Free listing at - Sample Listing

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