A Non Profit company is a company that is registered with the aim of assisting or promoting the community. It is a company in its own right and falls under the jurisdiction of the companies act.
About the same time as a normal company registration from 3-6 weeks
R990 (For the first 3 directors. R50 for each director after that.)
There has to be at least 3 directors in a non profit company at any one time
Being non profit does not mean that you will not pay tax. This is a separate request from SARS and will only be granted if you fulfill certain criteria. Primarily that you are not competing in the business world, as if you are a normal enterprise.