Pretoria - The UDM, Agang SA and Azapo submitted their candidate lists for the general elections to the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) head office by 15:30 on Wednesday.
United Democratic Movement (UDM) national treasurer Thandi Nontenja said her party was contesting nationally and in all nine provinces.
"We are setting ourselves up to take two of those provinces," she said outside the IEC's office in Centurion.
She would not say which two provinces.
"We are hoping to perform better in these elections."
Nontenja and a colleague walked into Election House carrying three files containing the UDM's lists.
Azanian People's Organisation (Azapo) secretary general Lefoka Kganare said his party was excited to be contesting all nine provinces for the first time.
"This time around we very excited. We are hoping for improved performance and better results," he said.
The party's presidential candidate was Jake Dikobo.
Three Agang SA members walked into the IEC office carrying 16 file boxes with the party's logo on them.
Cope and PAC also handed in there lists.
The deadline for parties to submit their candidate lists and deposit cheques to contest the elections was 17:00 on Wednesday.
Those contesting elections nationally had to pay R200 000 and R45 000 for each province.
Earlier on Wednesday, the National Freedom Party, African Independent Congress and the Economic Freedom Fighters submitted their lists.
The IEC sent out a list earlier in the morning of parties who had already submitted.
African National Congress
Inkatha Freedom Party
National Freedom Party
Freedom Front Plus
African People's Convention
Africa Unite Party
United Christian Democratic Party
Ubumbano Lwesiwe Sabangoni
Sindawonye Progressive Party
South African Progressive Civic Organisation.