CIPC: Changes to a Registered Company Name

In order to change an existing company name, or to add a name to a  company that is trading with its registration number, a name must first be reserved.

Once a name reservation has been approved, the company must lodge a notice of Amendment of memorandum of incorporation (cor15.2).  Please note that any changes to a MoI must be accompanied by a special resolution adopted at a shareholders meeting authorizing the name change.

Once a name reservation has been approved, the company must lodge a notice of Amendment of memorandum of incorporation (cor15.2).  Please note that any changes to a MoI must be accompanied by a special resolution adopted at a shareholders meeting authorizing the name change.

The following supporting documents must be included in your e-mail:

  • Confirmation notice of the approved name reservation – CoR9.4
  • The original written resolution adopted at a shareholders meeting
  • Certified identity copy of signatory (active director/company secretary)
  • Power of attorney (if applicable)
  • Certified id copy of applicant

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