NPO Registration in South Africa
Written by Businessreg.co.za
Register by applying online now: NPO Registration form and to find more about NPO's read the following information.
What is a non profit organisation?
NPC are non profitable companies also known as NPO( Non Profit Organisation) both are meant to assist the community, to secure and protect the environment mainly to do good. The types of entities that can register as a NPC will be mostly churches, cultural organisations such as community activities involving arts and cultures and charity organisations. The purpose of NPO/NPC is to give gain to the community and not the individual making profit. BusinessReg offers NPO Registrations online.
Is it good to distribute the income and property of NPC?
It is not a good idea to distribute the income and the property of a non profit company amongst the members, incorporators and directors appointed at that time. This can be fairly distributed unless for the service rendered by them as compensation.
How many directors must be appointed?
Minimum of three incorporators must complete and sign the MOI. A minimum of three directors must be appointed.
Non-profit companies must at all times have at least one director (unless indicated a higher minimum number of directors).
You can register a Non Profit Company as follows
standard Non Profit Company (with members)
standard Non Profit Company (without members)
customised Non Profit Company (with members),
customised Non Profit Company (without members).
The name of a non-profit company will end with NPC
How do I register a NPO/NPC?
1. Register online using our online form from businessreg.co.za
Then post or Submit the following supporting documents to us
certified passport copies (if foreign national) or certified Identify Document (ID) copies (if South African) of all indicated initial directors and incorporators
a certified ID copy of the applicant if the application is not made by one of the indicated initial directors or incorporators
if an incorporator is a juristic person, then a power of attorney for the representative authorised by that juristic person to incorporate the company and sign all related documents
if another person incorporates the company and signs all related documents to the incorporation on behalf of the incorporators and initial directors, a power of attorney and certified ID copy of such a person is required
How long and how much does it cost?
It takes 5 working days to reserve a name for a company.
It may take 10 to 21 working days to register a non-profit company.
To register an NPO apply by clicking this application link NPO registration forms South Africa
When Registering your Company online on business Registration website please have the following details ready for the are very important to successfully register the Company: ID Copy, Number of Directors if more than one,Postal Address and Physical Address of Each Director, Audit(NB. not compulsory)and secretary if more than one.for more information please visit the FAQ page on our website