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26 November 2014

To: Department of Health
Nursing Education Institutions
Nursing Stakeholders

South African Nursing Council - Year End Closure

The South African Nursing Council offices will be closed for the year-end from Wednesday, 24 December 2014 at 12:00 pm and re-opens on Monday, 5 January 2015 at 08:00 am.

However, Cash Management will be opened for payment of Annual Fees and purchasing of Distinguishing Devices ONLY on the following dates:

29 November 2014  08:00 – 16:00
6 December 2014  08:00 – 16:00
13 December 2014  08:00 – 16:00
20 December 2014  08:00 – 16:00

Kindly inform all persons in your institutions so that they are aware in advance of the dates the Council will be closed.

Alternatively, payments for Annual Fees can be made into the Council’s bank account. Payments will be recorded effective from the date the payment is made into the bank account, or in the case of internet of other electronic banking payments, on the date that the transactions will be effected as per agreement with the client’s own bank.

SANC banking details are:

Name of bank :  First National Bank
Account number :  514 211 86 193
Branch code :  253145
Reference :  Persons own SANC Reference Number followed by ANLFEES

Nurse practitioners are further encouraged to make use of the ATM advance machines at First National Bank branches, to deposit cash for the payment of any fees prescribed by the South African Nursing Council.

A 15 character payment reference consisting of nurse practitioners’ 8 digit SANC REFERENCE NUMBER followed by a 7 CAPITAL LETTER payment type code must be provided when making a deposit.  For example

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 A N L F E E S

Please use the correct payment codes provided by SANC to assist in detecting payments easily from our account so that deposits can be speedily processed.  Whilst waiting for the Annual Practising Certificate to be posted by SANC, the employer can verify the registration status of the practitioner through SANC website by logging into SANC eRegister. To do this, you will require the practitioner’s SANC reference number or Identity Number (ID No).



Mr. Tendani Mabuda 
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council


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