South African UIF launches e-Compliance Certificate online system

The South African government’s Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) kicked off its e-Compliance Certificate online system to enable employers, small businesses, and entrepreneurs apply for a UIF compliance certificate online. The new system – which requires a sworn statement and a South African Revenue Service (SARS) tax clearance certificate to be submitted via email – replaces the old manual application process.The e-Compliance Certificate system aims at improving the service delivery and will better allow companies and entrepreneurs to apply for potential swift business opportunities, including government tenders.