Benefits of joining SAICA

Part of Chartered Accountants Worldwide’s global network of 600 000 members

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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

23 Mar 2022
Press release

UFS accreditation provides career boosting opportunity to its BCom Accounting alumni and students

Bloemfontein, Tuesday, 22 March 2022 – If you studied accounting at the University of the Free State (UFS) after 2015 or are currently doing so, here is some exciting career boosting news.

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14 Mar 2022
Press release

SAICA offers its condolences to slain chartered accountant’s family

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) notes with shock and dismay the shooting of one of its members, Professor Mohamed Saber Tayob.

Photo credit, The University of Limpopo

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4 Mar 2022
Press release

Global accounting bodies urge profession-wide commitment to reverse nature loss

The chief executive officers (CEOs) of 10 of the world’s leading accountancy institutes have come together to support a new call to action, to reverse nature loss ahead of the upcoming United Nations (UN) Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) COP15.

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