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INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Eligibility

For purpose of clarity, the following positions qualify if these carry responsibility as described above:

  • a director or alternate director
  • a company secretary
  • trustees
  • an executive
  • a partner or associate or senior manager of a professional practice e.g. accountants, architects, stockbrokers, attorneys
  • a member of a close corporation
  • a director – general, head of department or accounting officer of members of the accounting authority in the public sector
  • Tertiary academic personnel at the level of, or equivalent to, professor or senior lecturer.

 

Future Leader

Eligibility

The purpose of this category of membership is to groom and attract candidates for full membership. An applicant must be over 21 years of age and in full-time employment and not eligible for Individual membership to qualify for the Future Leader membership.

The Future leader membership is conferred for a maximum period of 5 years after the expiry of which full membership must be applied for. 

Acceptance of applications is subject to the discretion of the IoDSA.


Applications must be submitted online.

Important: Individuals under the the Future Leader are not eligible to apply for a designation through the IoDSA

Critical Skills Visa Membership

Eligibility

For purpose of clarity, the following positions qualify if these carry responsibility as described above:

  • a director or alternate director
  • a company secretary
  • trustees
  • an executive
  • a partner or associate or senior manager of a professional practice e.g. accountants, architects, stockbrokers, attorneys
  • a member of a close corporation
  • a director – general manager, head of department or accounting officer of members of the accounting authority in the public sector
  • Tertiary academic personnel at the level of, or equivalent to, professor or senior lecturer

Additional Requirements

  • Proof of employment or a letter confirming your appointment must be submitted together with the application to membership@iodsa.co.za prior to approval.
  • Business owners to provide proof of company registration documents and a valid South African Tax clearance certificate issues by SARS.

Members are entitled to use the designation M.Inst.D behind their names.

Applications must be submitted online.

NB: The IoDSA will not be held liable for applications that have been declined by the Department of Labour.

 

NPO Individual Membership

Eligibility

For purpose of clarity, the following positions qualify if these carry responsibility as described above:

  • a director or alternate director
  • a company secretary
  • trustees
  • an executive
  • a partner or associate or senior manager of a professional practice e.g. accountants, architects, stockbrokers, attorneys
  • a member of a close corporation
  • a director – general, head of department or accounting officer of members of the accounting authority in the public sector
  • Tertiary academic personnel at the level of, or equivalent to, professor or senior lecturer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicants must not hold any other external director positions to in order to qualify for this discount.
  • Proof of Directorship or a letter confirming appointment must be submitted together with the application to membership@iodsa.co.za.
Members are entitled to use the designation M.Inst.D behind their names.

Applications must be submitted online.

 

Professional Body Membership

Eligibility

For purpose of clarity, the following positions qualify if these carry responsibility as described above:

  • a director or alternate director
  • a company secretary
  • trustees
  • an executive
  • a partner or associate or senior manager of a professional practice e.g. accountants, architects, stockbrokers, attorneys
  • a member of a close corporation
  • a director – general, head of department or accounting officer of members of the accounting authority in the public sector
  • Tertiary academic personnel at the level of, or equivalent to, professor or senior lecturer

Additional Requirements

  • Professional body proof of membership must be submitted to membership@iodsa.co.za in order for discounts to be applied

 Participating Professional Bodies

  • South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA)
  • Professional Provident Society (PPS)
  • Durban Chamber of Commerce 
  • Cape Town Chamber of Commerce

Members are entitled to use the designation M.Inst.D behind their names.

Applications must be submitted online.

 


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