Registering your non-profit organisation is beneficial because it improves your credibility and funding opportunities. If yours is a non-profit organisation and is not part of government, you can apply for registration.
To register your NPO you’ll need the following documents:
You can apply for registration in 2 ways:
or hand-deliver them to:NPO Directorate
What you should do
It is a criminal offence for an organisation to operate under the pretense of a registered NPO. Various government departments offer funding for various services.
It may take approximately two months to process the entire registration. Once your application has been received, the department will send you an acknowledgement letter. A registration certificate will be issued if your application meets the requirements of the Nonprofit Organisations Act, 1997.
How much does it cost?
The service is free.
Forms to complete
Source: Gov.co.za May-19
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