• Register on https://smmesa.gov.za/ and complete the information required.
  • Once complete, you will receive an email with your unique smmesa.gov.za reference number.
  • Application form is available on https://www.eservices.gov.za
  • Create a user profile (account) with the email address used to register on smmesa.gov.za, the email address and smmesa.gov.za reference number is linked to the eservices platform.
  • Once registered and logged in, you are able to apply for the programmes available on the application window.
  • On the option <<apply for finance>>, choose common application template.
  • Upload the required statutory documents: CIPC documentation, and proof of address as applicable.

All statutory documents must be submitted before an application is considered.
In case of application to purchase equipment/s and/or CAPEX, the applicants must submit quotations/pro-forma invoices for the equipment/CAPEX required.

Applications can also be submitted to trep@sefa.org.za should there be difficulties with the portal.