How to withdraw a company deregistration application with CIPC

To withdraw a company deregistration application with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) in South Africa, you can follow these general steps:

  1. Contact the CIPC: Reach out to the CIPC directly to inform them about your intention to withdraw the deregistration application. You can contact them via phone, email, or by visiting their offices in person.
  2. Provide company details: Provide the necessary information about your company, such as the company name, registration number, and any other relevant details that may be requested by the CIPC. This will help them locate your application and process your withdrawal request.
  3. Submit a written request: Prepare a written request to formally withdraw the deregistration application. Include a clear statement that you wish to withdraw the application and state the reasons for your decision. Sign and date the letter.
  4. Submit supporting documents: Depending on the specific requirements of the CIPC, you may be required to provide additional supporting documents along with your withdrawal request. These documents could include identification documents, proof of address, or any other documents requested by the CIPC.
  5. Follow CIPC instructions: The CIPC may provide specific instructions on how to submit your withdrawal request and any accompanying documents. Make sure to carefully follow their instructions to ensure a smooth withdrawal process.
  6. Await confirmation: Once you have submitted your withdrawal request, the CIPC will review it and process your request accordingly. They will provide confirmation of the withdrawal once it has been accepted.