Why PRISA membership matters

PRISA is a professional body which is recognised by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Southern African Development Community (SADC) nations, notably Namibia and Botswana,  are currently engaged with SAQA formulating aligned policies. Membership has different levels of registration being; student, full individual and corporate membership. 

Levels of practice for registration

Student or learners n/a
Affiliate 1 – 3 years
Practitioners PRP 3 – 6 years
Chartered CPRP 6 – 10 years
Accredited APR +10 years

Kick start your membership registration journey by downloading the applicable registration form 

Membership Forms

Students – must be studying full time for student membership rates – to please submit your completed student registration form with academic record/transcript and certified copy of your ID or passport. Student membership is open to any student and includes students from the Independent Institute of Education (IIE) such as those at Varsity College or Rosebank College and students registered at other institution. 

Individual – submit your completed registration form with your detailed CV, copies of your qualification and your ID or passport

Corporate – requires five (5) practitioners or individuals from the same organisation. Submit the registration form, detailed CV, copies of your qualification and your ID or passport

All copies must be certified and email to membership@prisa.co.za.

For more information contact Lindiwe Majola on +27 (0)11 326 1262

10 reasons to become a member of a recognised professional body.

There are many varied and valid reasons for a public relations professional, regardless of the industry to which you belong, to become a member of the recognised industry body, PRISA.