Cipc Account

CIPC Banking Details and How To Make a Payment To CIPC

Creating a virtual CIPC account

To be able to transact with CIPC, customers need to register as a customer. When registered, a virtual account is automatically created in the name of the customer.

Money need to be deposited into their CIPC virtual account (using the customer code as reference for depositing money) before transacting with CIPC. All prescribed disclosure and lodgment fees that are applicable will be deducted from your virtual account

Payment options

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:

  • Introducing additional payment method.  Customers will be allowed to use Debit and Credit cards payments  for Annual Returns  transactions ONLY  
  • Only 3D secure enabled cards will be accepted.  Please note that Visa  and  Master Cards only 

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
    • The deposited amount will be reflected within one hour of being deposited
  • Any other bank
    • Allow 2-3 days for funds to be allocated. Customers are strongly advised to deposit money at an ABSA bank as it ensures that the deposited money is reflected in the customer’s account within an hour.
    • Customers need to enquire from their Financial Institutions on special clearance fee to enable the deposits to reflect within an hour of being deposited.
  • IMPORTANT: Please ensure that the correct bank account and customer code reference number is used when depositing money.
  • Please note:  Cheques as payment method has been discontinued.  Click here to view the notice in this regard.

Account Type:Transmission Account
Account Name:CIPC
Account Number:4055 68 1017
Branch Name:Van der Walt Street
Payment Reference:CUSTOMER CODE 

The reference number on the deposit slip will assist CIPC to allocate the deposit accurately and on time to your virtual account at CIPC.

For finance related inquiries only, an enquiry ticket must be logged on the CIPC website at / enquiries / login by using your customer code and password and following the prompts. 

How to view account statements online

Follow these steps to view your account statement online:

  • Visit the CIPC website –
  • Log in using your customer code and password
  • Click on “Additional services
  • Click on the second link on the left menu, i.e. “Customers Transactions”
  • Select the relevant icon to download your  statement


If a customer paid money into the CIPC account, and need it to be refunded, the following is required:

  • Submit your request, together with the following by logging a ticket on the Website
  • Certified ID document of the owner of the customer code
  • Proof of payment
  • Bank details on bank letterhead or bank stamp
  • Letter signed by account holder indicating the reason for the refund, the amount and customer code

Refunds will be processed within 30 working days upon receipt of a request for refund providing all the required documentation is submitted.

Create a new Customer Code

To be able to transact with CIPC, you need to register as a customer on our website. Once registered, a virtual account is created in your name.

  1. Click here to create a customer code and password.
  2. Click on “Customer Registration”.
  3. Indicate if you have a South African green barcoded ID document or smart card. (Yes/No)
  4. If Yes, complete the ID number and Surname and click on Continue.  If you do not have an ID number, complete your password number.
  5. Complete the required fields and click on Register.  Please note that the Surname, Name(s0 and ID/Passport Number will be pre-populated on this screen.  All compulsory fields are indicated with an asterisk.
  6. The fields will be verified. If there is any problem or missing information, an error message will display in red, indicating what is required. Correct the fields as indicated and click on “Register” again.
  7. If the registration was successful, the following message will display: “CUSTOMER CODE REGISTERED! 
    Your new CIPC customer code has been sent to your cellphone and email address. Click continue below to change your password. Customer Code: X1234.”
    Click on Continue.
  8. A message will display, indicating that your new CIPC customer code has been sent to your cell phone and email address.  Click on continue to change your password. 
  9. On the next screen, most fields are pre-populated.  Complete the security question, and type in a password.  Re-type the password for verification purposes.  Check the pre-populated fields and update if any information need to change.  Click on Update.
  10. A message will display indicating that your customer details have been updated, and that your CIPC customer login details have been sent to your email and cellphone.  Click on Continue.
  11. The landing page of the transactional website will be displayed.  Click on the relevant button to transact.

Registering as a customer is a once-off process. Keep your customer code and password secure to use for all transactions.

  • In order to transact, click on On-line transacting, and choose the relevant transaction.
  • If you wish to proceed with customer registration click here.