Register as Tourist Guide

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 training recognized by SAQA;
  • be in possession of a valid first-aid certificate from an institution recognized by the Department of Labour;
  • pay a registration 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 Tourist Guide Registration badge
Floor 9   GDED
124 Main street 

Pat Naidoo  (Working from Home )
Tourist Guide Manager
Gauteng Department of Economic Development
Tel:  0674297903
[email protected]

Working 3 days a week from GDED offices in Johannesburg is

Michael Tsbalala 
[email protected]
Patrick Hole
[email protected]

Office Tel:011 085 2500

Download forms here