An import export license which allows an individual or entity to export using certificates of origin. These certificates make South African exports more desirable as they may afford the foreign buyer a reduced rate of import duty, providing the country of import has a trade agreement (TA) with South Africa.
For a guide to trade agreement registrations available to South African exporters, click here.
A report generated about your product or commodity which classifies it according to the HS system. This classification system is used by Customs to determine the taxes, regulations and prohibitions relevant to imports and exports.
R2500 (hourly rate) | Takes 2 days
Complete this form to get your registrations
Import export registrations page
SARS requires you or your business to have an import export license under any of the following circumstances:
You import or export goods more than 3 times in a year.
You import or export goods to the value of R150,000 in a year.
Payments for your imports or exports are via a RSA bank.
You import more than 10 of the same item or for re-sale.
Open a foreign exchange account to save on international transactions