FICA Requirements

Please note: no cars may be released without the required documentation

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Private Individuals

  • Original ID
  • Utility Bill (not be older than 3 months) with current residential address

Non S.A. Residents

  • Foreign buyers may submit copies of Passports, Valid VISAs or Traffic register certificates instead of IDs.

Dealers & Companies

  • Proxy and buyer’s ID
  • Traffic register certificate
  • Business proof of residence
  • Letter with proxy and buyers details
  • Business registration documents (CK, CC, PTY)
  • Owner / manager / GM ID (The person that signed proxy letter)
  • Please note: Self printed copies from WINDEED, DEED SEARCH etc. may not be used.


  • Trust deed
  • ID’s of all trustees
  • Proof of address for the trust
  • Proof of address for all trustees
  • Tax clearance certificate (if vat registered)
  • Authorization letter to buy on behalf of trust
  • Letter of authority issued by the master of the high court

Sole Proprietors

  • Owner’s ID original
  • Utility Bill with current residential address
  • If registered for VAT, SARS letter with VAT Number
  • Letter on a company letterhead confirming the existence of the business as a sole proprietorship


  • Partnership agreement
  • Proof of business address
  • SARS letter with VAT Number
  • Partners’ ID copies and Proof of residential address
  • Resolution letter (authorising representative to buy on behalf of company)
  • Proxy details/BRN certificate/Dealer stocking certificate/Traffic Register certificate (from the License Department)

Additional Notes

  • Drivers Licenses may NOT be used as form of identification.
  • A marriage certificate may be submitted as proof of spouse’s address.
  • A lease agreement may be submitted to Motus Auto Auction, for those renting from agencies.
  • Buyers residing or operating from someone else’s premises may submit an affidavit with an ID copy of the premises’ owner.


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