Coronavirus in SA: Businesses providing essential services must first be approved by government

All businesses that will be allowed to provide essential services are required to seek approval from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition.

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26.3.2020

All businesses that will be allowed to provide essential services are required to seek approval from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition. coronavirus

All businesses that will be allowed to provide essential services are required to seek approval from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition.

Cape Town - This was announced by the the Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel in order for them to trade during the period of the lockdown in terms of the regulations published today by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Such businesses are required to apply to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) Bizportal website at www.bizportal.gov.za and obtain a certificate from the Commission that allows them to continue trading. The Bizportal website will contain a menu icon listed as “Essential Service Businesses” through which an application can be made to the CIPC. The application will be a simple declaration requiring minimal registration details, type of business/trade involved in, what trading name if any is used and whether it meets the requirements contained in the essential services list, the contact details of the person applying as well as the number of employees that will be working during the lockdown period. Read more: IOL News

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