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Method of payment is specified bellow:

Important: when depositing money into the CIPC account, please ensure that the reference number is clearly indicated, to enable CIPC to allocate the funds to the relevant Customer Account.

The following payment options exist:

  • CIPC Office
  • ◦Only cash payments.

  • Electronic deposit (EFT)
  • ◦You only need to quote your customer code in the reference field. The date and sequence number are not required.

  • Any ABSA bank ◦You need to quote your customer code - supplement it by the full date of payment and sequence number, to make sixteen characters e.g. MAKGOS1204201101
  • ◦Allow 24 hours for funds to be allocated to your customer code.

  • Any other bank
  • ◦Allow 2-3 days for funds to be allocated

    CIPC Banking Details

    Bank: ABSA
    Account Type: Deposit Account

    Account Name: CIPC

    Account Number: 4055 68 1017

    Branch Name: Van der Walt Street

    Payment Reference: USERNAME/CUSTOMER CODE DATE (DDMMYYYY)AND 01 (If the Reference Number is less than six characters long then use trailing zeros. (USERNAME/CUSTOMER CODE00DATE(DDMMCCYY01)
    e.g. MAKG001204201101

    The reference number on the deposit slip will assist CIPC to allocate the deposit accurately and on time to your virtual account. Allow 2 to 3 working days (depending on your deposit type) for your funds to be cleared in your virtual account at CIPC.

    If not allocated within three days, fax proof of payment to +27 86 673 8313.

    Mark for attention - Revenue Department and remember to include your customer code as a reference.

    For finance related enquiries only, send an email to

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