Circular 5/2018

Circular 5/2018

14 November 2018

TO:National Department of Health
 Provincial Departments of Health
 Nursing Education Institutions
 All Relevant Stakeholders


South African Nursing Council – Year-end closure

The South African Nursing Council offices will be closed for the year-end from Friday, 21 December 2018 at 12:00 midday, however for operational reasons the gates will be closed at 11:00am, and will re-open on Thursday, 3 January 2019 at 8:00am

Annual fees must be paid into the Council’s bank account on or before 31 December 2018 to avoid restoration fees. Bank transfers may take up to 3 work days, therefore a safe date to pay via bank transfer is by 24 December 2018.

The SANC banking details are:

Name of bankFirst National Bank
Account number514 211 86 193
Branch code253145
ReferencePerson’s own SANC reference number followed by ANLFEES

Whilst waiting for the Annual Practising Certifcate to be posted by the SANC, then employer can verify the registration status of the practitioner through the SANC website by logging into the SANC eRegister at To do this, they will require the practitioner’s SANC reference number or Identity Number (ID No).

Kindly inform all persons in your institutions so that they are aware of the closing dates for the SANC.

We wish you all the best over the festive season and look forward to working with you in 2019.

Kind regards,


Ms SA Mchunu
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council