Application Criteria | Western Cape Government

Application Criteria


  • Older than 18 years;
  • Must be a South African (Western Cape based business) citizen with a valid Identity Document;
  • Non-South Africans must have proof of permanent residence;
  • Must be in possession of financial statements/management accounts/business bank account;
  • Have sound financial performance over the last year;
    • Must demonstrate viable revenues;
    • Must be in a cash positive position (cash flows are healthy);
    • Must have a healthy balance sheet;
  • Must be able to demonstrate what their active marketing activities are – and what has been the achievements of previous activities;
  • Must be in possession of a valid Tax Clearance Certificate;
  • Must be a registered entity;
  • A sole proprietor or partnership must provide a letter from their accountant confirming that the sole proprietor or partnership is complying to general business principles; and
  • Government employees are not permitted to enter the competition.
The content on this page was last updated on 25 September 2018