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: R549.00) 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 www.terms.org.za : 1 x Business/Trading/Defensive Name Application for R799.00 1 x Free listing at BusinessNamesRegistry.co.za - Sample Listing I will pay for this order immediately I have pressed submit, by ---Deposit/TransferPayFastPayPalSnapScan Now, review the entire form above, correct any mistakes, and if you would like to withdraw from the transaction, close this window. If you would like to continue, press Submit.