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

10 May 2024
Press release

SAICA hosts corporate reporting webcast to propel SMEs for future growth

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) hosted a corporate reporting webcast for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) on Monday, 22 April 2024, focusing on the 2024 economic outlook, financial reporting, assurance, Companies Amendment Bill, and sustainability.

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22 Apr 2024
Press release

SAICA and Standard Bank partner to make a difference in the lives of youth

Johannesburg, 22 April 2024 - In a groundbreaking initiative aimed at empowerment and fostering diversity within the accounting profession, Standard Bank has forged a pioneering partnership with the South African Institute of Accounting (SAICA) to sponsor fourth-year accounting students at three historically disadvantaged universities in 2024. This marks the first collaboration of its kind between a leading financial institution and an esteemed accounting body, with the objective of elevating aspiring accountants who may lack the financial resources to pursue their dreams. This collaboration embodies the belief that success is achieved not only through individual effort but also through collective empowerment and support.

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9 Apr 2024
Press release

SAICA welcomes Akash Singh as the National Council President

Johannesburg, 9 April 2024 - We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Akash Singh as the new President of the National Council and ex officio member of the Board.

Akash is taking over the reins from Kobus Swanepoel, and we thank him for his unwavering support and dedication to SAICA and the accounting profession throughout his tenure.

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