VOC Logo and Copyright



The VOC Foundation is the registered owner of the historical VOC logo in South Africa.

    The VOC logo and signage is the exclusive ownership of the VOC society within the boundaries of the republic of South Africa..

No person or organisation may use this logo on products, marketing or for whatever  reason within the boundaries of the republic of South Africa without written permission from the society. 

An annual licensing fee (or grant) of R 25 000 will apply if the logo is used for commercial purposes subject to approval by the VOC management. Discounts can be negotiated for special cases. This fee may be tax deductible. Please contact us for more information.

The license fee will be amended annually subject to approval of members at the annual AGM

A free license will be awarded for educational, research and community projects subject to approval by VOC management.

All licence/royalty income are used to sponsor research, projects and heritage promotion. As a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) all our financial information are available to the public subject to a written request..