Open Knowledge

Company Register 20% open

South Africa

What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? Unsure (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? No(as Request for Corporate Info or Perusal of files (Companies and Close Corporations) published by Companies and Intellectual Property Commission)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Users must subscribe and pay for access to company data such as directors, addresses and registration details.

Reviewer comments

Updated title/description and added link.



  • Rebecca Sentance


  • Greg Kempe