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The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) is a Government Organisation that ensures South African Companies in the Construction Industry keeps high standards. They require all Construction Companies who want to apply for Tenders / Big Contracts to register with them. To start the process, apply on this page below.

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Our CIDB Registration Service will:

Allow you to apply for tenders ASAP.
Get listed on a government database and get tender alerts.

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CIDB Level 1
R 1990 Once off
  • CIDB Registration Level 1
  • CRS Number
  • Main Requirements: (1) ID Number / Passport; (2) Tax Clearance Certificate; (3) CSD Registration
  • Timeframe: 48-Hours
CIDB Level 1 (EB)
R 2690 Once off
  • CIDB Registration Level 1 Electrical Engineering (Class EB)
  • CRS Number
  • Main Requirements: (1) ID Number / Passport; (2) Tax Clearance Certificate; (3) CSD Registration
  • Timeframe: 7-Working Days
CIDB & NHBRC Package
R 4690 Once off
Save R290
  • CIDB Registration Level 1
  • NHBRC Registration (facilitation)
  • Free Optional Services Included: BEE Affidavit, Bank Account and Website.
  • Timeframe: 2-Weeks

Free CIDB Registration Level 2 - 9 Consultation:

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We have partnered with CIDB Specialists who can assist with your CIDB Level 2 – 9 Registration.

Costs guideline for Level 2 – 9 Registration: R4690

To request a Free CIDB Level 2 – 9 Consultation simply apply on the signup form below.

CIDB Fees: These fees above are only our facilitation fees. Level 1 has as an additional administration fee of R450 per industry listing payable directly to the CIDB. Level 2 – 9’s additional fee differs for each Level – your Consultant will advise you about these fees.

Timeframes: Should there be any errors with the linking of your CSD number at CIDB , this could cause a delay in completion of your registration and our service delivery timeframe

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What are the Main Advantages of CIDB for Construction Companies?

  1. Construction Contracts and Tenders: When your Company is CIDB registered and graded by the CIDB, it qualifies to start doing contract work and apply for construction tenders.
  2. Get on the CIDB Website: When you have a CIDB Number, your Company will be listed on the CIDB’s website and register. Your Construction Company gets visibility on the CIDB website.
  3. Database listing: Registered companies can also use the i-Tender service for FREE. The i-Tender service automatically alerts registered contractors of database-listing tender opportunities by email and sms. Construction Tenders are also displayed on the “CIDB Register of Projects / Tenders Page”.

For Level 2-9: Please note that when applying for this CIDB registration number, it is your responsibility to make sure you qualify for a CIDB Level 2-9 Registration Number before we start the process – please refer to the tables at the bottom of this page. As soon as we start the process, we’re incurring costs. In the case where you do not qualify for a Level 2-9 CIDB Registration Number and you need to migrate to the Level 1 Registration Number, the maximum refund we can give is R1000.

Important: The above fees are payable directly to us for the facilitation of your Construction Company’s CIDB Registration. The CIDB’s Administration / Annual Fees per industry listing are excluded. We will guide you on how to do this – it is an easy process. Level 1 has as an additional administration fee of R450 per industry listing. Level 2 – 9’s additional fee differs for each Level as per below:

cidb online application applicable fees for grading

To qualify for CIDB Levels 2-9, you must meet the requirements as per the table below. The below are annual requirements, and you will have to be able to submit 2 year’s financial statements for your Construction Company to proof the below (must be signed off by your Accountant). We will also require your original VAT 201 submission and VAT statements for these two years. We will guide you along the way. If you have any questions or if you are unsure, feel free to contact us and we will kindly assist.

cidb registration online tender value range based on CIDB level


The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) is a national body established by an Act of Parliament (Act 38 of 2000) to oversee the sustainability and growth of construction enterprises across the country.


The role of the CIDB is to facilitate and promote the improved contribution of the construction industry to SA’s economy and society. Amongst others, the CIDB promotes: Uniformity in construction procurement. Efficient and effective infrastructure delivery.


All contractors wishing to tender for construction projects in the public sector must be registered with the CIDB.


The CIDB grading system in South Africa is a tool used to categorize construction companies based on their financial and technical capacity according to a specific “grade”.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the main CIDB criteria in South Africa:

Financial Capacity:


  • This is determined by evaluating the company’s annual turnover and available working capital in the business. It gives an indication of the financial strength and stability of the company.

Technical Abilities:


  • This is determined by looking at the companies experience, qualifications of their personnel, and their track record in successfully completing projects.

This is then used, to allocate the Company the appropriate grade. The grading system consists of 9 grades, with Grade 1 being the lowest and Grade 9 the highest. The grade a company receives determines the maximum value of contracts they can bid for. Thus, the higher your grade the higher the contract value.

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