How to appoint a director

InfoDocs is the first secretarial software to have a direct connection with CIPC. Let’s show you how easy it is to appoint a new director on CIPC from InfoDocs.

Once you are logged into your account, select the company you are working on and head to the Directors tab. On the far right, click Appoint Director.

Directors tab

If the director you are appointing already exists on your profile use the Individual Search to automatically populate their details. If not, manually fill in their details and click Next. The next window will prompt you to fill in the appointment date and type of appointment. Once you are satisfied with all of the information, click Save.

Appoint Director

All the director details have now been captured, click Submit to CIPC. InfoDocs will automatically populate the required supporting documents which will be emailed to you along with the COR39.


The records on InfoDocs will reflect as pending until the director is onboarded CIPC. Once all of the supporting documents have been signed and returned to us, we will be able to finalize the appointment with CIPC


Ensure that you return the following supporting documents

  • Signed COR39 form (minimum 1 director)
  • Signed special resolution
  • recently certified IDs of directors (within 3 months).
  • A mandate from the company if the changes are being made by a third party

Service turnaround time is around 1-5 working days from the date of receipt of the supporting documents. You will receive a certificate from CIPC when the changes have been successfully lodged on their records.

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