Applying for a COVID19 Extended Lockdown Period Certificate

PTY LTD Companies & CC’s only

COVID19 Extended Lockdown Period Essential Services Operations Continuance

Applying for a COVID19 Extended Lockdown Period Certificate

Pty’s/CC’s can only apply if they belong to this list of essential services categories (if you are not sure please ask us first for possible clarification):

Health, Medical, Laboratory and medical services
Emergency services, Disaster, Fire, EMS
Finance, Banking, JSE/exchangers, insurance
Production and sale Category A regulations goods
Grocery stores, Spaza shops
Electricity, water, gas, fuel supply and maintain
Care services, social relief of distressed
Funeral service, mortuaries
Wildlife, anti-poaching, animal care, veterinary
Newspaper, broadcasting, telecommunications
Hygiene chemicals, medical, pharmaceutical
Cleaning, sanitation, sewerage, waste removal
Postal, courier, transport of medical products
Private security services
Air-traffic, Civil Aviation, Cargo Shipping
Essential mining, Gold, gold refinery, coal
Supply, critical repair on essential service
Transport essential staff, good and patients
Tow trucks, vehicle recovery
Call Centre for health safety social support
Harvest and storage agricultural goods
Pest control
Sale of baby clothes
Implementation of payroll systems
Critical maintenance which cannot be delayed
Emergency repairs, plumbers, locksmith, electrician
Emergency automobile repairs for essential service
ICT rendered to entities of essential service

Note that if you supply incorrect information, you will have committed a criminal offence, which may lead to prosecution.

Please apply here:

Here is a detailed category listing:

Regulation 11A

1. Food
(i) Any food product, including non-alcoholic beverages;
(ii) Animal food; and
(iii) Chemicals, packaging and ancillary products used in the production of any food product.
2. Cleaning and Hygiene Products
(i) Toilet Paper, sanitary pads, sanitary tampons, condoms;
(ii) Hand sanitiser, disinfectants, soap, alcohol for industrial use, household cleaning products, and personal protective equipment; and
(iii) Chemicals, packaging and ancillary products used in the production of any of the above.
(iv) Products for the care of babies and toddlers.
(v) Personal toiletries, including haircare, body and face washes, roll-ons,
deodorants, toothpaste.
3. Medical:
(i) Medical and Hospital Supplies, medicine, equipment and personal protective equipment; and
(ii) Chemicals, packaging and ancillary products used in the production of any of the above.
4. Fuel, including coal, wood and gas.
5. Basic goods, including airtime and electricity and the withdrawal of cash.

Categories of essential services shall be confined to the following services:
1. Medical, Health (including Mental Health), Laboratory and Medical services and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases;
2. Disaster Management, Fire Prevention, Fire Fighting and Emergency services;
3.1 (a) The following services necessary to maintain the functioning of a financial system as defined in section 1(1) of the Financial Sector Regulation Act, only when the operation of a place of business or entity is necessary to continue to perform those services:
(i) the banking environment (including the operations of mutual banks, co-operative banks, co-operative financial institutions and the Postbank);
(ii) the payments environment;
(iii) the financial markets (including market infrastructures licensed under the
Financial Markets Act, 2012 (Act No. 19 of 2012);
(iv) the insurance environment;
(v) the savings and investment environment;
(vi) pension fund administration;
(vii) outsourced administration;
(viii) medical schemes administration; and
(ix) additional services designated in terms of regulation 11B(4A)(c)(i).
(b) The services listed in paragraph (a) may not be construed to include debt
collection services.
3.2 Services necessary for the provision of social grants designated in terms of regulation 11B(4A)(c)(ii).
4. Production and sale of the goods listed in category A, above;
5. Grocery stores and wholesale produce markets, including spaza shops and informal food traders, with written permission from a municipal authority to operate being required in respect of informal traders;
6. Electricity (including vital demand management services), water, gas and fuel production, supply and maintenance;
7. Critical jobs for essential government services as determined by Head of National or Provincial Departments in accordance with the guidance of the Department of Public Service and Administration, including Social Grant Payments and pension payments;
8. Birth and death certificates, and replacement identification documents;
9. Essential municipal services;
10. Care services and social relief of distress provided to older persons, mentally ill, persons with disabilities, the sick, and children;
11. Funeral and cremation services, including mortuaries services and the transportation of mortal remains;
12. Wildlife Management, Anti-poaching, Animal Care and Veterinary services;
13. Newspaper, broadcasting and telecommunication infrastructure and services, including call centres critical for the support of such services;
14. Production and sale of any chemicals, hygiene products, pharmaceuticals for the medical or retail sector;
15. Cleaning, sanitation, pest control, sewerage, waste and refuse removal services;
16. Services related to the essential functioning of courts, judicial officers, the Master of the High Court, Sheriffs and legal practitioners required for those services;
17. Essential SARS services defined by the Commissioner of SARS;
18. Police, peace officers, traffic officers, military medical personnel and soldiers, correctional services officials and traffic management services;
19. Postal services and courier services related to transport of medical products;
20. Private security services;
21. Air-traffic Navigation, Civil Aviation Authority, air charters, Cargo Shipping and dockyard services;
22. Gold, gold refinery, coal and essential mining;
23. Accommodation used for persons rendering essential services, quarantine, isolation and the lockdown;
24. Production, manufacturing, supply, logistics, transport, delivery, critical maintenance and repair in relation to the rendering of essential services including components and equipment;
25. Transport services for persons rendering essential services and goods, and transportation of patients;
26. Services rendered by the Executive, members of Parliament, Members of the Provincial Legislature, Members of Local Councils, the Judiciary, traditional leaders and National Office Bearers of Political Parties represented in Parliament;
27. Commissioners of the South African Human Rights Commission, Gender Commission, and the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, and the Public Protector and Deputy Public Protector; and
28. Transport and logistics in respect of cargo and goods as set out in Part A to neighbouring countries;
29. Tow trucks and vehicle recovery services;
30. Call centres necessary to provide health, safety, social support, government and financial services;
31. Harvesting and storage activities essential to prevent the wastage of primary agricultural goods;
32. Implementation of payroll systems to the extent that such arrangement has not been made for the lockdown, to ensure timeous payments to workers; and
33. Critical maintenance services which cannot be delayed for more than 21 days and are essential to resume operations after the lockdown.