SACE Updating/ Renewing Provisional Registration : South African Council for Educators
Newly Qualified Teachers with SACE Provisional Registration Letters, Wanting to Update from Provisional Status to Full Registration Status.
1. As an employer, SACE has a responsibility to protect its staff and workplace from COVID-19. Therefore, in line with COVID-19 compliance requirements, regulations and an appeal made by Department of Employment and Labour to minimise contact with people and public in the workplaces, SACE will not be
** Opening its offices physically for providing any of the services to the teachers, including the professional registration of teachers; and
** Administering onsite registration through the walk-ins until further notice.
2. Educators will receive various documents, through this platform, addressing different areas in registration such as
** new registration through online service,
** dealing with the police clearance certificate,
** renewal or updating of provisional registration status,
** requirements for graduation certificates and others.
How to Update?
Just follow the below steps for Updating/ Renewing Provisional Registration,
Step 1 : Please Go to the SACE website (www.sace.org.za) to download Update Form
Step 2 : Click on REGISTRATION, then choose UPDATE FORM
Step 3 : Complete the form on both sides. Sign and date it.
Step 4 : Please save all your documents in PDF (scanned update / renewal application form, expired letter of registration if available and certified copies of your supporting documents), .
Step 5 : Please send all the PDF saved documents to ONE of the following email addresses only,and please choose the province that is nearer to you
** update.centurion [AT] sace.org.za
** update.limpopo [AT] sace.org.za
** update.Kzn [AT] sace.org.za
** Update.freestate [AT] sace.org.za
** The turnaround time for processing the application will be between 5 and 7 working days.
** Should you not hear from us after 7 days, please contact SACE at info [AT] sace.org.za
** All registration letters / certificates will be sent to you via email (only original certificates will be sent via post office after being emailed)
** No collections will be allowed from any of the SACE office until further notice.
The following supporting certified documents must be attached
** SA ID(printed both sides in case of smart cards) / valid passport and permit
** For foreign nations (the permit must be valid for a period of six months or more at the time of submission of the application to SACE. Conditions of the permit allows the applicant to teach in South Africa)
** South African Police clearance certificate (Not a name clearance certificate)
** The police clearance must not be older than six months or more at the time of submission to SACE, and it must be verifiable
** SA ID (both side if it is a smart ID card)
** Qualification certificate together with a complete academic record indicating that the qualification has been completed. The academic record must be an official document, on the University letter head; and
** Proof of R50.00 payment.
Online Payment :
** Go to www.sace.org.za. Click on pay here to make a payment
** You will receive the payment email from SACE.
** The payment email received from SACE must be attached as proof of payment)
EFT Payment / Bank Deposit :
** Alternatively, you can pay at the bank or via EFT and attach proof of payment with your request.
** SACE Banking Details are as follows
** All registration certificates will be sent to you via email
** Originals Registration certificates will be sent through the post office
** No collections will be allowed from any of the SACE office
** All supporting documents copies must be certified including the Police clearance certificate;
** Certification must
i. be original and clear;
ii. state true copy of original;
iii. must be dated and the date not be older than 3 Months at the time of submission
** Copies of Registration certificates will be forwarded via email.