Benefits of joining SAICA

Part of Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s global network of 1,8 million CAs and students

57 911
Active members and associates around the world
Complementary accounting designations
Recognition agreements with peer accounting institutes
Industry events hosted each year


The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), South Africa’s pre-eminent accountancy body, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading accounting institutes. The institute provides a wide range of support services to more than
50 000 members and associates who are chartered accountants (CAs(SA)), as well as associate general accountants (AGAs(SA)) and accounting technicians (ATs(SA)).

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Member value proposition

Making a difference in the economy and society

“I am part of a prestigious and valued profession that enables me to participate and make a difference in South Africa and globally, while positively impacting the economy and society.”

Member value proposition

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Latest from SAICA

1 Mar 2024
Press release

South African auditing profession debating the adoption of a new International Standard

Johannesburg, 1 March 2024 - The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) published a new auditing standard, the International Standard on Auditing for Audits of Financial Statements of Less Complex Entities (the ISA for LCE), on 6 December 2023. This auditing standard may only be applied in territories where it has been adopted for use. The adoption of this auditing standard in South Africa is currently a highly debated topic within the South African auditing profession.

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28 Feb 2024
Press release

SAICA Wishes First-Year Tertiary Students a Remarkable 2024

As you embark on this exciting chapter of your life, transitioning from school to tertiary education, SAICA extends heartfelt wishes for an extraordinary, fulfilling year ahead.

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22 Feb 2024
Press release

How load shedding affects food prices – through diesel

Johannesburg, 19 February 2024 – In the 2023 Budget Speech, the Minister of Finance announced tax relief measures to address the load shedding problem the country is facing.

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