Welcome to the Compliance Institute Southern Africa

The Compliance Institute SA is the recognised, independent professional body for the compliance profession and endeavours to set, maintain and promote best practice standards for the compliance profession by facilitating professional development and accreditation for its members.

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Enabling Professional Compliance

The Compliance Institute SA endeavours to set, maintain and promote best practice standards for the compliance profession and has developed a Generally Accepted Compliance Practice © (GACP) framework. This document consists of principles, standards and guidelines that act as a benchmark for compliance best practice that organisations and their Compliance Officers should apply. A first of its kind in the world and available to our members free of charge.

Recognised, Independent Professional Body

The Compliance Institute SA is a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) recognised professional body and has two registered professional designations:

Compliance Practitioner (CPrac)

Compliance Professional (CProf)


All you need to know about joining the Compliance Institute.

Education and Training

The Compliance Institute SA has developed an occupational qualification for compliance officers which is approved by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The qualification is registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at level 6, is called Occupational Certificate: Compliance Officer (240 credits). In addition to our Education initiatives, the Compliance Institute SA offers a range of training courses.

Upcoming Events

Keep up to date with our annual conferences, regular forums, breakfasts and training courses. Our events not only provide the ability to accumulate CPD points but also provide excellent networking opportunities.

Job Opportunities

The Employment Offered service is offered to both members and non-members to advertise compliance related vacancies to a niche market. Members are entitled to a substantial discount on this service.