SACE Updating/ Renewing Provisional Registration : South African Council for Educators

Organization : South African Council For Educators (SACE)


Facility Name : Updating/ Renewing Provisional Registration

Applicable For : Newly Qualified Teachers


How To Do SACE Updating/ Renewing Registration?

Newly Qualified Teachers with SACE Provisional Registration Letters, Wanting to Update from Provisional Status to Full Registration Status. Just follow the below steps for Updating/ Renewing Provisional Registration,

Related / Similar Service : SACE Online Registration

Steps :

Step 1 : Please Go to the SACE website ( 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]

** update.limpopo [AT]

** update.Kzn [AT]

** Update.freestate [AT]

Note :

** 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]

** 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.


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.

Documents Required For SACE

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.

Payment Methods of SACE

Online Payment :

** Go to 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.


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