How to become a member

Application Process for your 12-month membership

SA Affiliate fee (R2 950 incl.vat)

Non-SA Affiliate fee (R1 950 incl.vat)

Student fee (R1 092.50 incl.vat)

All new and lapsed memberships are subject to a R550.00 (incl VAT) registration fee.
  • Create a profile to start your journey.
  • Complete the online membership application and accept the Terms and Conditions contained therein. 
  • Sign and submit the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and indemnity form.

  • Once you have signed and submitted the above, it is deemed to be a legally binding contract.

The Institute has the legal right, as well as an obligation to its members in good standing to take any and all steps to recover outstanding fees. These steps may include, but are not limited to, employing the services of a debt collector and sharing this information with the credit bureau.

Join the compliance community and connect to news, events, training and forums by creating a profile on our database. Creating a profile also marks the beginning of applying for membership

If you wish to be a part of the community and receive communications from us, then create your profile below.

The one-time profile will give you access to the self-serve platform which will give you access to compliance resources, training and events.

Your privacy is important to us; we will only process and safely store your information in order to perform the required service to you. Kindly refer to our

privacy statement

By creating a profile you gain access to the self-serve platform (our compliance community database) in order to process your membership application. Joining the community means that you will have access to resources and connect to news, events, training and forums using the information supplied. If you wish to unsubscribe from any communications in the future, you have the opportunity to do so.


  1. Create a 'non-member' profile. (Read our privacy statement).
  2. The system will send an email. (You may experience delays receiving your profile creation email due to cybersecurity measures. Also check spam and junk folders).
  3. Log into your profile with the log in credentials provided via email and complete your application by selecting the 'Become a Member' option.
  4. You will be directed to a payment gateway to make an online payment. A tax invoice will be emailed for your records.
  5. Once we receive your application and if all documents have been uploaded, we will begin to process your application.
  6. We will proceed with the credit, qualification and employment verification checks. The turnaround time on these checks are 3-5 working days.
  7. When we receive feedback of the verification checks and if no further information is required, your application will be accredited.

  8. Your membership will then be activated, your accreditation level assigned and you will have full access your member benefits.
Note: The system prevents duplicate portfolios by validating your e-mail address and ID number and will prevent a second profile from being created. If this is the case, please email if this happens.  


  1. Membership to the Institute is renewable on an annual basis.
  2. Renewals can be submitted online from 3 months in advance as per the renewal notices sent out once a month for 3 months.
  3. If the membership has not been renewed by the indicated expiry date, the membership and any designation(s) that were awarded to the member, automatically expires.
  4. Should you renew your membership within 60 days after your membership had lapsed, you will be required to pay a reinstatement fee.
  5. The renewal process is detailed in all of the notifications sent out. If you do not renew your membership, no renewal invoice can be processed.
  6. In all, members are given a total of 5 months to renew their membership online. For enquiries contact our membership department on  

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