PKI Application Process At SARS
There are five steps to be followed when applying for PKI. The first two are given in the previous post. Find below the next steps to continue PKI integration at SARS.
Step 3 Handle the application
The application must be handed in at either the SARS Head Office in Pretoria or at a Customs Branch Office.
Head Office: The EDI Business Administrator (RITA BURGER) (Walker Creek, 90 Florence Ribeiro (formerly Queen Wilhelmina Street (corner of Florence Ribeiro & Totius Street), Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria, Tel number: (012) 422-5129, Cell number: 082-894-2165
Branch Office: If choosing to hand-deliver the application to a Branch Office it must be handed to the Client Interface Team. As stated earlier, clients may submit their applications to either the SARS Head Office or any Customs Branch Office.
Step 4 Physical verification
Physical verification of documents, and the authorised person, will be performed by the authorised SARS officer receiving the application. On a successful application the client will receive an Acknowledgement Of Receipt. The successful acceptance of application forms will depend on the adherence to the criteria specified and will be rejected if incorrect.
Step 5 Digital Certificate
Once a PKI application has been accepted and processed, the service provider will be notified via E-mail once the Digital Certificate has been issued. A one-time pass-code, to enable the download of the certificate from the CA, will be sent via SMS to the cell number of the designated person at the service provider.