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Workmen’s Compensation

Workmen's Compensation

Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (COID)

The function of Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (COID) is to compensate an employee in the case of injury or disease. The company must be registered for COID with the Department of Labour.

In order to register for Workman’s Compensation, the following documents and information is required:

  • CC/Company documents
  • Nature of business/activities
  • Certified ID copies of members/directors
  • UIF Number (if applicable)
  • PAYE Number (if applicable)
  • Number of employees
  • Estimated total earnings of employee/s for the year
  • Date employee/s were/was appointed

This Workman’s Compensation application process takes 21-40 working days. However, If there is a delay from The Labour Department” due to excessive workload, the process could take longer.

Once the application is completed, you will receive the following:

  • A Notice of Assessment/ Invoice (W.As.6)

Cost for Workmen’s Compensation: R 499.00