SPECIAL FEATURE • Obtaining approval for building plans or she has tried to find a suitably qualified local • Applying for industry and export incentives employee prior to hiring a foreigner? INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY TO RENT IN HARRISMITH • Applying for import permits and verifying import • Is the prospective employee appropriately INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY TO RENT IN HARRISMITH duties payable qualified and do they have the relevant experience? • R egistering as an exporter if relevant and applying for an export permit. Business permits Foreign nationals who wish to establish their own Business entities business or a partnership in South Africa must, There are a variety of forms which businesses can apart from having sufficient funds to support take, including private and public companies, themselves and their family, be able to invest at personal liability companies, non-profit companies, least R2.5-million in the business. state-owned companies and even branches of foreign companies (or external companies). The funds must originate overseas, be Branches of foreign companies fall under transferable to South Africa and belong to the applicant (ie emanate from the applicant’s own Section 23 of the Companies Act of 2008 and are bank account). The business must also create required to register as “external companies” with jobs for South African citizens. After six months the CIPC. An external company is not required to a year, proof will have to be submitted that the to appoint a local board of directors but must business is employing South African citizens or appoint a person resident in South Africa who permanent residents, excluding family members is authorised to accept services of process and of the employer. any notices served on the company. It must also appoint a registered local auditor and establish a Applications for work permits for selfregistered office in South Africa. employment can only be lodged at the South African Consulate or Embassy in the applicant’s Patents, trademarks and copyrights country of origin. The processing fee is US$186. The Trademarks (including service marks) are valid for applicant would also have to lodge a repatriation an initial period of 10 years and are renewable guarantee with the consulate/embassy equivalent indefinitely for further 10-year periods. Patents are to the price of a one-way flight from South Africa granted for 20 years, normally without an option back to his or her country of origin. to renew. The holder of a patent or trademark This guarantee is refundable once the must pay an annual fee in order to preserve its applicant has either left South Africa permanently validity. Patents and trademarks may be licensed or obtained permanent residence. Any application but where this involves the payment of royalties for an extension of a business permit may be to non-resident licensors, prior approval of the lodged locally. The processing fee per passport licensing agreement must be obtained from holder is R425. Some countries also need to pay the dtic. South Africa is a signatory to the Berne R108 per return visa. Copyright Convention. A list of countries to which this applies is available from the Department of Home Affairs. Permits for foreign nationals The FDC assists investors in applying for the Work permits relevant work permits to conduct their business. In considering whether or not to grant a work permit, the Department of Home Affairs will first What can the FDC do for you? evaluate the validity of the offer of employment The FDC will help new businesses by assisting in by conducting a number of checks to confirm the project appraisal and packaging, putting investors following: in touch with relevant agencies and government • Has the Department of Labour been contacted? departments, alerting investors to investment • Has the position been widely advertised? incentives and setting up joint ventures where required. ■ • Is the prospective employer able to prove that he FDC is renting out 18 850 sqm standalone factory including Furniture Manufacturing Machinery, Equipment, and Furniture for Business Operation..
FDC is renting out 18 850 sqm standalone factory including Furniture Manufacturing Machinery, Equipment, and Furniture for Business
The factory is Situated at Site 2277 in Harrismith and close proximity to all amenities, on
main arterial routes and Quick access onto N3 Freeway.
This factory offers the following:
The factory is Situated at Site 2277 in Harrismith and close proximity to all amenities, on Sprinkler System.
main arterial routes and Quick access onto N3 Freeway. 4 Roller Doors
Security offers Guard House This factory the following: Well fenced and secured
4 Roller Doors
3 phase power with 100 amps
Security Guard House
8 toilets, 6 offices and boardroom, reception, kitchen and separate warehouse ablutions with
Well fenced and secured shower
Occupation available immediately. Please contact Mr Tefo Matla for more
3 phase power with 100 amps
information or to view:
8 toilets, 6 offices and boardroom, reception, kitchen and separate warehouse ablutions with shower
Tel: 051 4000 800
Occupation available immediately. Please contact Mr Tefo Matla FDC IS ZERO TOLERANCE TO FRAUD AND CORRUPTION.PLEASE REPORT FRAUDfor ANDmore CORRUPTION INCIDENTS TO THE FRAUD HOTLINE 0800 212 154 information or to view: Tel: 051 4000 800
FDC IS ZERO TOLERANCE TO FRAUD AND CORRUPTION.PLEASE REPORT FRAUD AND CORRUPTION INCIDENTS TO THE FRAUD HOTLINE 0800 212 154
FREE STATE BUSINESS 2021