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SAIIE Membership Categories (2021 fees)

Membership Grade Letters of Designation Typical Minimum Requirements for Grade

Membership Fee for 2021 (SAIIE members registered with ECSA - excluding Candidates)

Membership Fee for 2021 (SAIIE members not registered with ECSA)


Honorary Fellow Hon.FSAIIE By invitation By Invitation By Invitation
Fellow FSAIIE A person who has been a Member (MSAIIE) for a minimum of seven years and held the position of professional responsibility in IE R 1 090.00 R 1 735.00
Member MSAIIE An ECSA registered engineering person and/or a person with at least seven years of combined tertiary and practical IE experience R 900.00 R 1 540.00
Associate Member AMSAIIE

A Candidate Engineer/ Technologist/ Technician working towards registration as well as practical experience;
and/ or
A person who expresses a professional interest in IE and is desirous of subscribing to the objectives of the Institute

Student upgrading to AMSAIIE



R 1 430.00


R 870.00



R 1 430.00


R 870.00

Retired Member May retain designation at point of retirement A person shall be at the age of retirement, typically 65 years old R 340.00 R 340.00
Student Member StMSAIIE

A person pursuing a course at a recognised tertiary education institution. Must be less than 30 years of age.

If subscribing in mass through a student branch, the membership fee is only R120 per student.

R 340.00

R 125.00

R 340.00

R 125.00


  1. When applying for an upgrade, a person shall apply with the required documentary proof attached to the member upgrade form for council approval.

Last updated Friday, 19 February 2021 13:42

SAIIE Bank Details

Payments of SAIIE fees or other payments/donations can be made electronically or via direct deposit into the bank account:

  • SAIIE bank account:
    • ABSA;
    • Account number 40 535 299 32;
    • Branch code 632005
  • Please use your invoice/membership number as a reference for your payment.
  • E-mail the proof of payment to or

Last updated Thursday, 18 January 2018 15:21

How do I upgrade my membership?

Your current membership grade:

  • If you registered while you were a student, your initial membership grade is StMSAIIE (Student Member). When you start to work, you should upgrade your membership to Associate Member.
  • If you registered as a young Industrial Engineer, your membership grade is AMSAIIE (Associate Member).As you gain more work experience, you may want to upgrade to full member. (MSAIIE)

If you believe that you qualify for a membership upgrade please login to your SAIIE profile and select "Upgrade my membership". Please ensure to upload your ID, qualification(s) and CV and click then on "Submit my change membership type application".

Last updated Wednesday, 5 August 2015 10:51

Become a Member

SAIIE migrated to a new member management system. All membership applications are now done on-line. Kindly go to and click on "New membership application". As soon as your application is approved you will received an automated response containing your login details, membership number as well as an invoice for annual membership fees. Upon completion of your personal information ensure to add the correct billing address for invoice purposes.  

Last updated Friday, 6 March 2015 11:35

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