Individuals
Individuals
 
 
Private Individuals - South African Citizens

Information Required and Verification Procedure

Information Required Verification Procedure
Full name
Date of birth
Identity number
Primary procedure
Green bar-coded identity document 

Secondary procedure
If identity document not available for valid reasons 
  • Drivers licence 
  • Passport
Residential address Primary procedure

One of the following (less than three months old)

  • A utility bill reflecting the name and residential address of the person
  • Municipal rates invoice reflecting name and residential address 
  • Telkom account reflecting the name and residential address of the person
  • Cell phone account reflecting the name and residential address of the person
  • A payslip or salary advice with name and residential address.
  • Lease or rental agreement reflecting the name and residential address (< 1year)
  • Correspondence from a body corporate or share-block associa¬tion reflecting the name and residential address of the person (< 1year)
  • Television licence reflecting the name and residen¬tial address (< 1 year)
  • Motor vehicle licence documentation with name and residential address (< 1year)
  • Short-term insurance documentation with name and residential address (< 1year)
  • A SARS tax return reflecting the name and address of the person  (< 1 year)

Secondary procedure
  • A declaration from another person sharing/owning/leasing the residential address containing:
  • The name and residential address of client being verified;
  • Name, date of birth, identity number and residential address of the person supplying the statement; and
  • The relationship between the persons who share the address.
  • Utility bill
  • Electronic enquiry
SA income tax registration number (not required at present)
Primary procedure
Document bearing number and name issued by SARS. 
If client minor
  • Birth certificate
  • Guardian consent form
Primary procedure
Birth certificate
Person with authority to act on account Full verification as for Private Individual required