FICA Requirements for Other Legal Persons

Other Legal Persons
  • Constitution / registration certificate / government gazette or other founding document in terms of which the legal person is created;

OR if a constitution or founding document cannot be provided, then a declaration by all the mandated officials authorised to establish a business relationship on behalf of the entity, that there is no constitution or founding document.

  • Proof of membership / registration of a professional body. Only applicable for professional partnerships incorporated in terms of section 30(2) of the Companies Act, 61 of 1973.

  • A resolution/mandate authorising representative(s) to establish a business relationship or enter into a transaction on behalf of the legal person.

  • FICA information and documents must be provided in respect of each authorised representative. Click here to view a comprehensive list of the information and documents required for these connected persons. 


  1. All documents provided must be either:

    • An original, or
    • A copy of the original document sighted by a Basic Sense employee, or
    • A copy of the original document certified by an independent Commissioner of Oaths (Certification must contain the full names, title and signature of the Commissioner of Oaths and wording should stipulate "Certified a true copy of". Where the document has more than one page, the stamp/full commission must appear on either the front or back page and the Commissioner must initial every page of the document in between.)

  2. Documents must be posted / hand delivered to:

Basic Sense (Pty) Ltd
Corner of Sybrand van Niekerk Highway & Johan le Roux off-ramp