We receive many queries from people concerning the registration of sole proprietors.
In order to register as a Sole Proprietor in South Africa, you must be allocated a trade name and personal tax number and apply for a Sole Proprietor Certificate® which includes listing of your details on the SPND Database®. This allows for easy reference and verification of your Sole Proprietorship details by any party anywhere in South Africa or internationally by a free search of the Database at SPND.co.za
Apply here for Sole Proprietor Registration®.
(Please note: This is the same as applying for a Sole Proprietor Certificate®.)