This has now changed. Taxpayers do not have to wait anymore. eFiling now gives taxpayers the option to immediately transfer the tax type using a one time pin.
It is very important to note, that the contact details of the taxpayer has to be up to date at SARS. This is because the one time pin is sent via sms or email. In the case of a company, a public officer has to be assigned by SARS. Click here for more details about how to appoint a public officer.