An Import / Export Number is compulsory for individuals and entities who need to clear goods (worth R2500+) at customs when moving these goods in / or out of the country. It is also required for payments for goods that has been purchased or sold internationally.
All local persons who import (bring goods into) the Republic must register as an importer with Customs. All local persons who export (take goods out) of the Republic must register.
(1) SARS Offices
We visit SARS’s offices on your behalf to complete the correct forms, wait in the lines, meet with an official and make sure that your Application is successful.
(2) Start using your Import / Export Number
Our SARS Department will ensure your Import / Export Registration is successful in the quickest possible timeframe. Your Import / Export Number Confirmation will be made available on your Customer Account (we will notify you via email), enabling you to start trading immediately!