Provincial Registrars are appointed in each of the nine provinces to register tourist guides. In order to be registered as a tourist guide in South Africa, a person must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • be a South African citizen or be in possession of a valid work permit;
  • must have undergone training with a CATHSSETA-accredited training provider or any other accredited institution which offers programes recognized by SAQA;
  • be in possession of a valid first aid certificate from institution recognized by Department of Labour;
  • pay a registratio​n fee of R240 (Renewable every 3 years)
  • submit 4 passport-size photos;
  • must submit a completed and signed registration form and the code of conduct and ethics upon registration.(click links to download the forms)

Registration and Renewals for Gauteng Tourist Guides can be done at 

Gauteng Provincial Department badge
Floor 9   GDED
124 Main street 
Johannesburg

Pat NaidooPat Naidoo
Tourist Guide Manager
Gauteng Department of Economic Development
Tel:  011 085 2122
Pat.Naidoo@gauteng.gov.za