Documents and information required for the application for Registration as a PDA in terms of Section 44A of the Act

  1. Completed and signed application form (form 46).
  2. Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) registration document.
  3. Copy of the company’s share certificate (if applicable).
  4. Certified copies of ID/Passports of all the members or directors of the company.
  5. Resolution.
  6. A Criminal Clearance Certificate for all the members/directors of the company issued by the South African Police Services (SAPS) or other service providers listed in the annexure attached hereto marked A. The clearance certificate must not be older than six (6) months. (Please create a link)
  7. A bank guarantee letter for R5 million in favour of the NCR.
  8. Confirmation of indemnity cover.
  9. Proof of payment of the registration fees:
    1. Non-refundable application fee of R550.00;
    2. Initial registration fee of R100 000.00;
    3. Branch fee of R250.00 per location or premises.
  10. A letter from the bank confirming the applicant’s banking details or a copy of a cancelled blank cheque or stamped copy of the bank statement.
  11. Auditors/accounting officer’s letter of appointment.
  12. Proof of registration with the Payment Association of South Africa (PASA).
  13. Copy of the tax clearance certificate issued by the South African Receiver of Revenue Services (SARS).
  14. Group/company organogram (company structure). Copies of the legal registration documents and nature of business for each entity within the group (if applicable).
  15. Information of the executive, non-executive directors/members;
    1. Name of employee;
    2. Position in organization;
    3. Qualifications;
    4. Experience (number of months, years in current role and similar role).
  16. Copy of the latest management accounts (if applicable).
  17. Copy of the latest annual financial statements (if applicable).
  18. Copy of information security policy.
  19. Business continuity management plan.
  20. Fraud prevention policy.
  21. Human resource policies.
  22. Copy of disaster recovery plan.
  23. Copy of the policy and procedures for handling questions, concerns and complaints of consumers, alternative dispute resolution agents, debt counsellors or credit providers.
  24. A detailed due diligent report compiled by an independent auditor appointed by the applicant at the applicant’s own cost (scope of work attached).

For further information regarding the application process, please contact the Registrations Department at telephone number 011 554 2700 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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