South African Institute Of Professional Accountants

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) is a professional body of accountants in South Africa. Their vision is to be the Professional Accountancy organisation of choice. Their mission is to grow stakeholders’ fortune by developing active skills and capacities needed to deliver professional, advanced and maintainable accountancy and business solutions, in order to grow and transform the profession.

How to become a member of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants

In order to become a member of SAIPA professional institute, you need to have a degree which includes the following subjects studied at a SAIPA accredited institution:

  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Taxation 1
  • Auditing 1 OR Internal Auditing 2 OR Internal Control and Code of Ethics
  • Corporate Law 1 OR Commercial Law 2
  • Management Accounting      

Your practical requirements must consist of either:

As a professional requirement, you also need to have successfully completed a written Professional Evaluation (PE) examination.