Why should you register a business?

Business Registration establishes your company as a legal entity in South Africa.

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A registered business:

  • 1.

    Protects Your Finances

    Your personal and business finances will be treated as separate.

  • 2.

    Enhances Your Identity

    Add instant credibility to your operation by registering your company.

  • 3.

    Protects you from your personal liability

    Any legal matters will be kept separate from your personal affairs.

  • 4.

    Attracts business and funding opportunities

    Banks and funders take registered businesses seriously.

  • 5.

    Will keep you focused

    Having a formal business will encourage you to dedicate your energy towards it.

The Business Registration with Domain Name Package

Own your identity on- and offline by getting your domain name and business name registered.

For a once-off fee your package includes:

Company Name Reservation Confirmation
Company Registration Certificate
Notice of Incorporation
CIPC Processing
CIPC Filing Administration Fees
Domain Name Registration
Income Tax Number
Optional BEE Certificate
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How to register your business online

  • 1.

    Click the "Order Now" button below.

  • 2.

    Confirm your details.

  • 3.

    We'll do the rest.

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Register your business and your website address online with us.

Once-Off
R899
Business Registration
  • Easy online registration
  • Free domain name
  • Business registration with CIPC
  • Establish your identity on- and offline

How to register your business online

  • 1.

    Click the "Order Now" button below.

  • 2.

    Confirm your details.

  • 3.

    We'll do the rest.

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Why should you register a business?

Business Registration establishes your company as a legal entity in South Africa.

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Limit your personal liability

When your business is registered, you can keep your personal assets and affairs separate from your business matters.

Attract investors and funding

Registering your business gives you the ability to raise equity capital. Having a formal structure in place can also attract investors.

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Increase legitimacy and credibility

When you register your business in South Africa through 1-grid, you will enhance the reputation of your business.

Frequently Asked Questions

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A registered business is recognised as such by South African law. Registering your company means you enjoy rights, benefits and privileges that an unregistered business cannot enjoy.

A registered business allows you to create a separate business banking account. You will receive a separate income TAX number as well, another great way to keep your personal matters outside of your business.

All funding providers will require that you have a registered business entity. Banks and credit providers largely offer two credit options, business and personal. Both avenues are tailored to the needs of the entity.

Your products and services will naturally have an identity, a product name or something that uniquely distinguishes you from everyone else in your market. Registering your business gives you measure of identity protection. You can now put your name on your product without someone else cloning your products with your name on it. Note that to completely engage with brand name protection you need to explore trademarks and copyright protection.

Customers trust registered businesses. When you register a business, it means that you are serious about trading and you inspire confidence to your market.

Your business must be registered with Companies and Intellectual Property Commission. There are services which facilitate this process which will allow you to complete your registration online with minimum fuss. At 1-grid.com you can now register your business name and domain name at the same time. It’s important to check if your business name and domain name is available. You would not want to register the one with the other being taken already.

  1. Company Name Reservation Confirmation
  2. Company Registration Certificate
  3. Notice of Incorporation
  4. CIPC Processing
  5. CIPC Filing Administration Fees
  6. Domain Name Registration
  7. Income Tax Number

Still need some advice?
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We can call you to discuss your business registration needs.
Or email us at sales@1-grid.com.