29 September 2020
Virtual Onsites Extended – SANAS Regulations
SANAS Has Extended The Implementation, Where Feasible, For Virtual Onsites To Continue Until Saturday, 31 October 2020.  
The Following Regulations Remain In Place:
  • The Normal Engagement Processes Between The Accredited Agency And The Measured Entity Shall Be Conducted
  • Onsite Visits May Be Conducted Remotely Via Any Suitable Recorded Video Communications Channel, If The Onsite Assessment Is Not Viable
  • All Necessary Documentation That Is Required By The B-BBEE Verification Agency Shall Be Obtained To Support The Accreditation Process
  • Where Documents That Cannot Be Obtained, The B-BBEE Verification Agency Shall View These Documents Via Any Suitable Video Communications Channel, And Which Must Be Recorded Appropriately
  • All Interviews To Be Conducted Via Any Suitable Video/Teleconferencing Communications Channel, Which Will Be Recorded And Saved Internally
  • A Director Of A Measured Entity To Provide Sworn Affidavits Confirming Physical Location As Well As All Information Provided In Relation To The B-BBEE Verification As True And Accurate
  • Measured Entities To Provide Proof Of Physical Address And Not Older Than 3 Months
  • The B-BBEE Verification Agency Shall Identify All Risks And Mitigate These Risks With Regards To Onsite Visits During This Time
  • During This Interim Measure, The B-BBEE Verification Agency Take Full Responsibility Of The Results Of The B-BBEE Verification Certificate And Report
  • It Should Be Noted That This Is Not A Permanent Solution, And It Will Be Reviewed On A Monthly Basis From And Will Be Implemented Until Further Notice2