Legal Status

Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary (SMMS) is an accredited institute of higher learning, registered with the Department of Education (South Africa) as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act (Act No. 101 of 1997) – Registration Certificate Number: 2010/HE08/002

The Seminary is a registered Section 21 company (registration no. 2008/027039/08) in terms of the Companies Act of South Africa, Act. It also has accreditation with the Council for Higher Education (CHE). SMMS is also registered with CIPRO as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO No: 930030962) and with SARS (VAT NO: 4330253693).

SMMS is registered with SARS and may therefore issue tax certificates for donations received in terms of Section 18A of the Income Tax Act, No. 58 of 1962