How to get a BEE certificate or BEE Exemption

This video explains the various levels of BEE, for example 1, 2, 4 and 8. It also explains how a small business can apply for a BEE certificate, how to possibly get your business from a lower level to Level 1. The channels and avenues to use to get your small business's BEE certificate and also how to and why your business would qualify for BEE exemption. 

These are the two ways to prove your BEE status: 

  1. Request a certificate from the CIPC, go to 
  2. Fill out an affidavit which you can also download from the CIPC. 

You can attach one of these to your tender application or give it to a potential customer for their procurement qualification.