info@faisombud.co.za

We believe our first responsibility is to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and to the statutory mandate which created our organisation. We are completely independent and deal with all disputes fairly and impartially.

Fairness in Financial Services: Pro Bono Publico
Fairness in Financial Services: Pro Bono Publico

We believe our first responsibility is to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and to the statutory mandate which created our organisation. We are completely independent and deal with all disputes fairly and impartially.

Fairness in Financial Services: Pro Bono Publico

We, the Office of the Ombud for Financial Services Providers, believe our first responsibility is to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and to the statutory mandate which created our organisation. We are completely independent and deal with all disputes fairly and impartially.

Fairness in Financial Services: Pro Bono Publico

We, the Office of the Ombud for Financial Services Providers, believe our first responsibility is to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and to the statutory mandate which created our organisation. We are completely independent and deal with all disputes fairly and impartially.

Announcement

In light of the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, the Office of the FAIS Ombud has implemented measures to limit the spread of the virus in an effort to protect both employees and external stakeholders.

Our staff shall be working remotely and will therefore not always be available to take telephone calls. However, the Office of the FAIS Ombud remains committed to its mandate of resolving complaints ensuing from the provision of financial services

  • Should you wish to register a new complaint a Complaints Registration Form can be downloaded from this site. The completed form can then be sent to info@faisombud.co.za.
  • Please also be advised that new complaints can be submitted directly via our website at www.faisombud.co.za.
  • Should you require assistance in submitting a new complaint, wish to follow-up on an existing complaint or for any other general enquiry please contact us on the numbers provided below and your query shall be directed accordingly.
  • Should you have any other urgent enquiry that needs a written response, please contact us via-mail on enquiries@faisombud.co.za and one of our dedicated staff shall attend to your query.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this period.

Phone: (012) 762 5000
Fax: (012) 348 3447
E-mail: info@faisombud.co.za
Website: www.faisombud.co.za


Before submitting a complaint to the Office, the complainant must endeavour to resolve the complaint with the responding party. The responding party has six (6) weeks in which to resolve the complaint with the complainant. After receipt of the final response of the responding party, the complainant has six (6) months within which to submit a complaint to the FAIS Ombud.

Before submitting a complaint to the FAIS Ombud, you must try to resolve the complaint with the responding party. We recommend that you do this in writing and keep proof that you had done so.

If you have a Reference Number, you can use that to check the Status of your Complaint

If you were recently party to a complaint lodged with the FAIS Ombud's Office. Your feedback will be used to improve our service and your responses will be kept confidential


FAIS Ombud at the Rand Show

Graduate Trainee Programme

The FAIS Ombud is committed to the youth of this country, and skills development in South Africa. More specifically, this Office supports an inclusive financial sector, as envisioned by National Treasury.

To this extent, this Office provides graduates with an opportunity to gain meaningful workplace experience to complement their studies. The Graduate Trainee Programme is directed at those who have, or are in the process of completing their studies and are interested in the Financial Services Industry. This includes studies in the fields of Law, Auditing, Economics, Commerce and IT.

Graduate recruits will be part of a supportive environment, allowing for continuous development, the acquisition of skills and practical work experience.

The FAIS Ombud welcomes Mr Louis Pautz who is appointed as a Technical Specialist, Ms Bhavani Thaker and Ms Deborah Cudjoe who occupy the roles of Trainee Assistant Ombud. Mr Khoaba Khomo occupies the role of ICT graduate. These are new Appointments from 01 April 2019.

FAIS Welcomes Mr Louis Pautz, Ms Bhavani Thaker, Ms Deborah Cudjoe, Mr Khoaba Khomo
  • Whistle Blowers
  • Introducing the Whistle Blowers ethics hotline service to suppliers of the FAIS Ombud
  • WHY AND HOW TO REPORT
    UNETHICAL CONDUCT IN OUR SUPPLY CHAIN.

  • Report unethical conduct at the FAIS Ombud toll-free:
  • 0800 111 509