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ITAC Permit

Get your ITAC Permit to Import Second Hand Goods
into South Africa within 2 weeks.

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Companies wishing to import used products into South Africa are required by SARS to obtain an ITAC permit. Another name for it is a “Import Permit.” This import category includes any goods that have been “used” or “refurbished.” The goods that you acquire from your supplier will be marked as second-hand on the commercial invoice or waybill.

Do you need an ITAC Permit to import goods into South Africa?
Below follows more information on our ITAC Permit service.

You can order it online here or you can call our Toll-Free number (0800 007 269).
A consultant will answer all your questions and walk you through the simple sign-up steps.

ITAC Permit

R3490 Once-Off

Explaining the requirements for a Itac Permit to a Company Partners client in South Africa.

Additional Fees

Please note that SARS will directly charge you an additional R1030 per ITAC permit.

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Frequently Asked Questions

An ITAC Permit, often referred to as an Import Permit, is primarily needed when you’re looking to bring “used” or “second-hand” goods into South Africa. Think of it as a green light for your goods, ensuring they meet South African standards. If you’re considering importing refurbished items, they too fall under this category. At Company Partners, we’re here to guide you through the process, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience.

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Yes, for certain goods. An export permit ensures you’re in line with international agreements and supports local strategies. It’s a way to ensure that goods of strategic nature or smuggled and stolen items aren’t leaving the country. Not sure if your goods fall under this? We can help clarify and assist with obtaining the necessary permits.


An Import/Export License is like your passport for trade. It’s a unique number given when you register with customs, allowing you to clear goods and handle international payments. An ITAC Permit, on the other hand, is more about the type of goods you’re dealing with. Need assistance with registration? Company Partners is your go-to expert.

You can read our 2024 Import and Export License guide for more information. If you will be focusing on Europe also review the benefits of EUR1 Certificates.


Great initiative! Just remember, for importing used or second-hand items, you’ll need an ITAC Permit. This ensures that everything aligns with South African standards. And guess what? Company Partners can streamline this process for you, making sure you’re compliant every step of the way.


Absolutely! Some examples include radioactive chemical elements, new pneumatic tyres, fossil fuels, and even gambling devices. If you’re unsure about your goods, reach out to Company Partners. We’re here to ensure you have the right permits for your products.


Company Partners has a rich history of assisting entrepreneurs with compliance services. We understand the intricacies of ITAC permits and are dedicated to making the process straightforward for you. With our expertise, you can focus on what you do best – growing your business.

Our Team is just a toll free call away for a consultation regarding your itac permit South Africa.

The cost to apply for an ITAC (International Trade Administration Commission) permit can vary depending on the specific requirements and the type of goods involved. It’s advisable to consult with a compliance specialist who can provide a tailored quote based on your specific needs. This ensures you only pay for what is necessary, keeping the process cost-effective and straightforward.

ITAC aims to regulate the import and export of certain goods to and from South Africa. This commission ensures that trade is fairly conducted and aligns with international agreements, enhancing the country’s economic stability and protecting local industries. Understanding the role of ITAC can help businesses comply with legal standards and engage in successful international trade.

The timeframe for receiving an ITAC certificate can vary based on the complexity of your application and current processing times. Typically, it can take 2 – 4 weeks. However, our specialists at Company Partners strive to expedite the process where possible and keep you informed every step of the way.

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