Chief Master's Directives

Latest Directive: Chief Master's Directive 2015-03: Interpretation of Increased Jurisdiction

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about wills, trusts and the distribution of the estates of deceased persons.

ICMS Master Web Portal

The ICMS Web Portal makes available information held by the Masters´ Offices as from the year 2008.

Records of Accounts

Records of L&D Accounts for various Master Offices.

Reports & Documents

Reports and documents released by the Master of the High Court.

Pamphlets & Booklets

Pamphlets and booklets published by the Master of the High Court.


Follow this link to view the data captured through the MASETI project on Estates, Trusts, Insolvencies and Guardian/ Curators.

  • MASETI (Part 1): Thohoyandou, Umtata, Polokwane, Bhisho, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Mmabatho, Kimberley, Grahamstown, Johannesburg & Pietermaritzburg
  • MASETI (Part 2): Bloemfontein, Cape Town & Pretoria

Contact Numbers

Enquiries/Customer Care:
Tel: 012 406 4805, Fax: 086 5444 893, E-mail:

Folow this link for the contactnumbers of each office of the Master of the High Court.