CIPC Relaunching the Associated Name Reservation Service vie E-Service platform.

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is excited to announce the relaunch of its name reservation service on 1 July 2023. After experiencing temporary discontinuation in October 2022 due to technical challenges, the service is making a comeback to assist individuals and businesses in reserving specific names for their companies. This relaunch marks a significant step towards digitalization and aims to provide a more streamlined and user-friendly experience for customers.

Improved Digital Experience: A Step towards Digital Efficiency

In alignment with the organization’s digitalization efforts, the CIPC has made the decision to exclusively offer the name reservation service through their electronic platform, E-Services. By migrating the service online, the CIPC aims to enhance efficiency and convenience for users, allowing them to access and reserve company names from the comfort of their own devices. This transition is expected to simplify the name reservation process and eliminate the need for physical visits or paper-based submissions.

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Navigating the New System:

Understanding the potential adjustment required for users, the CIPC will publish a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help individuals and businesses navigate the revamped name reservation service effectively. This guide will provide clear instructions and insights into the new procedures, ensuring a smooth transition for all users. The CIPC’s commitment to supporting users through this change reflects their dedication to customer satisfaction and their aim to deliver an improved service experience.

Step by step guide for CIPC’s name reservation v0.2

Apologies for the Inconvenience:

The CIPC acknowledges the inconvenience caused by the temporary discontinuation of the name reservation service and the subsequent delay in its relaunch. They sincerely apologize for any challenges or disruptions experienced by individuals and businesses during this period. By reinstating the service and implementing improvements, the CIPC aims to regain the trust and confidence of its valued customers.


The relaunch of the CIPC name reservation service on 1 July 2023 signifies a significant milestone in the organization’s journey towards digital transformation. By leveraging the power of their E-Services platform, the CIPC is committed to providing an efficient and user-friendly experience for individuals and businesses seeking to reserve company names. The step-by-step guide and the organization’s apology demonstrate their dedication to supporting users through the transition. As the service resumes, users can expect a streamlined process that aligns with the evolving digital landscape, facilitating a more seamless and convenient company name reservation experience.

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