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Document Checklist

  • All the documents must be originally certified copies. Documents requiring certification must be certified by an independent commissioner of oaths.
  • An official South African identity document is considered to be a green, bar coded identity document. A certified copy of an identification document must reflect a clear picture, which is a reasonable likeness of the individual. The submission of unclear or uncertified documents will result in a delay in processing a request.
  • Documentation must be sent to us in either one of the following ways:

Registered Post: The Trading Helpdesk, PO Box 1266, Bramley, 2018
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Email: phuthumanathi@equityexpress.co.za
Fax: 0860 116 226

Individual

  • Completed and signed shareholder verification form.
  • Identification document (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
  • Proof of residence e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Bank statement, printed on authentic bank stationery (which may not be an internet statement), not older than 3 months; or a signed and stamped letter on bank letterhead confirming the bank account details of the applicant.
  • Proof of guardianship (if applicable):

    Parents of a Minor

    • Birth certificate of the minor.
    • Identification document of the parent/natural guardian (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
    • Written confirmation from the parent/natural guardian, stating the capacity in which (s)he is signing.
    • Court order in the case of parents who are separated where the court has ruled that either one or both of them shall be guardians of the minor, if available.

    Relative or Legal Guardian

    • Identification document of the relative/legal guardian (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
    • Letters of guardianship/authority.
    • Court order appointing such relative as the legal guardian of the minor, if available.

    Foster Parent

    • Identification document of the foster parent/legal guardian (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
    • Court order appointing such foster parent as the legal guardian of the minor.
    • Letters of guardianship/authority appointing such foster parent as the legal guardian of the minor (this authority will be additional to appointment as foster parent).


Company

Incorporated pre-April 2011

    
  • Certificate of incorporation (CM1).
  • Notice of registered office and postal address (CM22), bearing the stamp of the registrar of companies and signed by the company secretary.

Incorporated post-April 2011

  • Notice of incorporation (CoR14.1).
  • Registration certificate (CoR14.3) issued by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission and signed by the company secretary.

And

  • Completed and signed shareholder verification form.
  • Notice of change of registered address (CoR21), if applicable.
  • Proof of physical address from which the company operates e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • KYS documentation pertaining to all shareholders (natural and legal persons) holding 25% or more of the voting rights in the company (see other requirements on this page);
  • Proof of residence of any natural person(s) holding 25% or more of the voting rights in the company e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Bank statement, printed on authentic bank stationery (which may not be an internet statement), not older than 3 months; or a signed and stamped letter on bank letterhead confirming the bank account details of the company.
  • Identification document of the authorised person (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
  • Proof of residence of the authorised representative e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Board resolution giving authorisation for the representative to sign documentation and give instructions on the company’s account.
  • Current and valid BEE ownership certificate of compliance from a SANAS accredited BEE verification agency or accredited IRBA member.


Close Corporation

  • Completed and signed shareholder verification form.
  • Certificate of incorporation (CK1).
  • Amended founding statement form (CK2), bearing stamp of Registrar of Close Corporations and signed by a member.
  • Proof of physical address from which the CC operates e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Bank statement, printed on authentic bank stationery (which may not be an internet statement), not older than 3 months; or a signed and stamped letter on bank letterhead confirming the bank account details of the CC.
  • Identification document of each member (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
  • Proof of residence of each member e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Identification document of the authorised person (official South African identity document or an unexpired passport).
  • Proof of residence of the authorised representative e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Binding resolution giving authorisation for the representative to sign documentation and give instructions on the CC’s account.
  • Current and valid BEE ownership certificate of compliance from a SANAS accredited BEE verification agency or accredited IRBA member.


Trust

  • Completed and signed shareholder verification form.
  • Trust deed or other founding document.
  • Letters of authority issued by the Master of the South African High Court for each trustee to act.
  • Bank statement, printed on authentic bank stationery (which may not be an internet statement), not older than 3 months; or a signed and stamped letter on bank letterhead confirming the bank account details of the trust.
  • Identification document of each trustee and trust beneficiary (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
  • Proof of residence of each trustee and trust beneficiary e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Identification document of the authorised person (official South African identity document or an unexpired passport).
  • Proof of residence of authorised representative e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Trust resolution giving authorisation for the representative to sign documentation and give instructions on the trust’s account.
  • Current and valid BEE ownership certificate of compliance from a SANAS accredited BEE verification agency or accredited IRBA member.


Partnership/Group

  • Completed and signed shareholder verification form.
  • Founding statement or Constitution.
  • Proof of physical address from which the group operates e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Bank statement (which may NOT be an Internet statement), not older than 3 months; or a letter on bank letterhead confirming the bank account details of the group, signed and stamped by the bank within the last 3 months.
  • Identification document of each trustee and trust beneficiary (official South African identity document or an unexpired passport).
  • Proof of residence of each member e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Identification document of the authorised person (official green barcoded South African identity document or a smart ID card - copy of both sides of the card).
  • Proof of residence of authorised representative e.g. a utility bill (not older than 3 months);
  • Trust resolution giving authorisation for the representative to sign documentation and give instructions on the trust’s account.
  • Schedule of all partners/members of the entity, including such persons’ names, ID numbers, nationality, gender, and racial group.