Frequently Asked Questions

How can a measured entity obtain a B-BBEE Certificate?
  • Exempted Micro Enterprises (EME):
    • All EMEs are exempted from B-BBEE compliance and receive automatic B-BBEE Recognition Level 4.
    • An EME which is at least 51% black owned automatically receive level 2 status and those which are 100% black owned receive level 1.
    • EMEs only have to obtain a sworn affidavit or CIPC certificate.
    • The sworn affidavit must be signed by a Commissioners of Oaths.
  • Qualifying Small Enterprise (QSE):
    • QSEs which are at least 51% black owned or 100% black owned are treated the same as EMEs, they receive automatic B-BBEE Recognition Levels 2 and 1 respectively and also have to only obtain a sworn affidavit.
    • The rest of the QSEs (less 51% black shareholding) must be verified through an accredited verification professional.
  • Large Enterprises:
    • Large companies must be verified by an accredited verification professional.
Who is Authorised to issue a B-BBEE Certificate?
Is it a violation of the Act or an offence, or both to split or divide an entity?
How is a start-up enterprise measured?
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