All your COIDA and Letter of Good Standing FAQ'S answered.

Workmans Compensation made Simple!


What is Coida or the Compensation Fund?

The purpose of the Act is to: “To Provide for compensation for disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases sustained or contracted by employees in the course of their employment, or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases; and to provide for matters connected therewith.”

How does COID work?
Do I need to renew the Letter of Good Standing
What are the advantages of registration?
What is needed in order to obtain a Letter of Good Standing
What do I need to register with COIDA
What is the Purpose of a Letter of Good Standing?
What does COIDA stand for?
Is workman's compensation compulsory in South Africa?
Must I be registered for COIDA in order to get a letter of good standing?
How do assessment tariffs work?

Assessment tariffs, reviewed annually, are based on the risks related to a particular type of work.

Employers fall into one of over a hundred subclasses, each with its own assessment tariff. (See the Compensation Fund Assessment Tariffs document)

If an employer’s accident costs are higher than others in the same subclass, the assessment tariff may be increased. If costs are lower, the rate may be reduced.

Are all accidents covered?
Who is responsible for registering for COIDA ?
How are COID fees calculated?
What is the calculation formulae used?
When are assessment fees due?
What is the deadline date when submitting a return of earnings?
What is COID registration?
What happens if I don’t have a letter of good standing?
How do I apply for workmen's compensation and/or a letter of good standing?

Are you paying your domestic worker the required minimum wage?

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Banking details:

Account name: 
The Registration Company
Bank: FNB – Fourways
Account Number: 62837323675
Branch Code: 250655
Current Account
Reference: Name & Surname

Contact details:

Tel: 0671771229
Call times: 10am to 1pm Monday - Thursday
Friday closed for UIF submissions 

Please email us rather than call, in order for us to have a point of reference to refer to.

Fax: 086 603 9688


Do not pay your UIF contributions to us. These are paid directly to the Department of Labour. We cannot keep track of the erroneous payments . Please contact us should you have paid us in error.