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
PRE-PROFESSIONALS WORKING EXPERIENCE IN YEARS 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
- Affiliate registration form
- Affiliate registration form (outside SA)
- Corporate membership registration form
- Prisa full registration form
- Prisa full registration form (outside SA)
- Prisa JumpStart
- Prisa reinstate registration form
- Prisa student application form
- Prisa upgrading registration form
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.