Application Process

  1. Welcome to the registration process for designations with SAFMA. To ensure a smooth application procedure, please follow the steps outlined below:

     Membership Requirement:

     Only SAFMA members are eligible to apply for designations. If you are not currently a member, you will need to register as one before proceeding. Please click here to become a SAFMA member.

     Existing Members:

     If you are already a SAFMA member, please proceed to log in. Click here to access the login page.

    Once logged in, navigate to your profile and locate the "Designations" tab.

    Follow the instructions provided under the "Designations" tab to complete your registration process.

     Thank you for your interest in SAFMA designations. Should you encounter any difficulties or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to assisting you in achieving your designation goals

  1. An initial assessment is done to ensure all the relevant information is included and verified
  2. You will receive an invoice:
    Initial application fee (non-refundable) R3 375,00 incl VAT
    Re-registration after 5 years 25% of application fee
    Upgrades as per re-registration as per application fee
    Application appeal R2 701,00 incl VAT
    Replacement of registration certificate R   587,00 incl VAT
  3. Once proof of payment is received, a panel of two assessors assesses the application and makes a recommendation. In case of questions they may request further information or arrange for an interview of the applicant
  4. If both assessors are in agreement, the decision goes to the Chairman of the Committee to ratify
  5. If there is no agreement, the application will go to a third assessor and the Chairman of the Committee
  6. The applicant is informed of the decision via email
  7. Chairman to sign certificate
  8. The applicant will be informed when the certificate it ready for collection
  9. Application process will take no more than six weeks from receipt of payment if there are no questions or other delays