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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Follow the steps below when applying for registration at the CIC.

  • Read all the information provided on the application form.
  • Ensure that you understand what is required for the grade that you are applying for.
  • Complete the relevant sections of the application form.
  • Use the checklist in the application form to see if you have attached all the required documents.
  • Submit the form together with supporting documents and proof of payment.

The maximum turnaround time for registration or annual renewal is Two (2) working days. Application forms that are not properly filled in and that do not have all the supporting documents will not be processed.

Fees are calculated in line with the Category and Grade registered for. Applications must be accompanied by proof of payment of administration fees (for all grades) as well as annual registration and or renewal fees. A contractor applying for different categories needs to pay the relevant administration, annual registration and or renewal fees.
All applications attract the following fees

  • Registration Fees – Fees that are paid once at registration/ once off
  • Renewal Fees – Fees paid annually
  • Administration Fees – Fees for administration costs paid annually
Please see the different contract forms here

Anyone who provides fixed infrastructure construction or maintenance works or services is mandated by Section 27, of the CIC Act No 14 of 2013 to register before engaging in any construction works in the country. The individual or company will then go through a categorisation and grading process where the company's technical and financial capacity will be considered

Benefits of paying the levy
Benefits to contractors

  • Capacity building for contractors
  • Technical skills and business management training
  • Contractor development programmes e.g.- Estimation and Procurement Training, Incident investigation level three training.
  • Research and development that helps the industry make informed decisions and reforms.
  • Development of standards and policies that help improve contractor performance
  • Developing regulations and policy that guides the industry operations
  • Development of standards and best practices to help improve quality infrastructure

We only need those that expire within a year. This is to ensure that contractors have renewed all the needed documents.

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