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Application Forms

Please note that the application form can either be completed below or downloaded at the bottom of this form.

This application must be accompanied by:

  1. Applicant’s signature on the Code of Professional Ethics (appendix 2);
  2. Membership category verification schedule and documents (appendix 3 &4);
  3. Payment in full of initiation fee – please note that should you be applying for membership, your application must first be cleared and accepted before the R450 initiation fee is paid.

To download appendix 1 (application form), 2, 3 & 4, view the bottom of this application form. 

Please complete the form, and type or print all supporting information clearly and submit to the National Administrator at admin@psasouthernafrica.co.za

Your Personal Details

Your Speakers Profile

Your Contact Details

Referral

Membership

All fees are payable by the 7th monthly and can be amended by the Executive Council from time to time.
All fees are payable by EFT, Credit Card or Monthly PSASA Initiated Debit Orders only.
One months’ notice in writing must be given to the PSASA administrator when resigning from the PSASA
Please note that membership or association status is not transferable and fees are not refundable.

Qualifying Criteria for Members

Any individual shall be eligible for Membership in the PSASA Association who:

- Such person must be a person who speaks, trains or coaches professionally and earns a major portion of his or her income from at least 25 fee-paid engagements per annum.
OR
- A member earns a minimum of R250, 000-00 or equivalent currency as speaking related income during the 12 months preceding the application or upgrade.
- Lives within the geographic boundaries of the Association
- Has a reputation of integrity and sound character;
- Has not been declared insolvent and has never been expelled from the PSASA or other similar organisation
- Agrees, upon acceptance of application for Membership, to abide by the by-laws, the Association’s Code Ethics and such other rules or regulations as may be adopted from time to time;
- Meets such other requirements as may be established by the Presidents Council and the council of the PSASA.
- Current and Paid-up Members may use the PSASA Associations logo on their material, web sites etc.
- Members are encouraged to use their Membership Status wherever possible and promote the PSASA where appropriate.
- Members may vote on any issue which may result in a change to the Constitution of the PSASA
- Members may also vote on any other issue at any meeting of the PSASA

Note: all persons accepted for Members Status will be expected to downgrade to Associate Status as soon as they no longer qualify in terms of the Member Status requirements.

- Membership fee for Members includes the monthly subscription to the Speaker magazine, and Voices of Experience CD, published by NSA (USA).
- Members of the PSASA automatically confers membership status of the GSF (Global Speakers Federation)

Qualifying Criteria for Associates

Any individual shall be eligible as an Associate in the PSASA Association who:

- Such person must be a person who speaks, trains or coaches professionally but does not yet qualify for membership status under those criteria.
OR
- One who aspires to speak professionally, or a person who is involved in a business or other organisation that supports the speaking or training industries
- Lives within the geographic boundaries of the Association
- Has a reputation of Integrity and sound character.
- Has not been declared insolvent and has never been expelled from the PSASA or other similar organisation
- Agrees, upon acceptance of application for Associate status, to abide by the by-laws, the Association’s Code Ethics and such other rules or regulations as may be adopted from time to time;
- Meets such other requirements as may be established by the Presidents Council and the council of the PSASA.
- Associates may not use the PSASA Association’s logo under any circumstances
- Associates may not represent that they are ‘Members’ of the PSASA
- Associates may not vote on any issue which may result in a change to the Constitution of the PSASA
- Associates may vote on any other issue at any meeting of the PSASA

Note: all persons accepted for Association Status will be expected to upgrade to Member Status as soon as they qualify in terms of the Member Status requirements.

- Associate fee for Associates includes the monthly subscription to a link to download the Speaker magazine, and Voices of Experience CD, published by NSA (USA).
- Associates are not eligible for membership of the GSF ( Global Speakers Federation)

The application is to be proposed and seconded by two members in good standing of the PSASA

I confirm that all the details provided above are true and correct

1. Signed copy of the PSASA Code of Ethics (Appendix 2) (Members & Associates)
2. Schedule of Speeches (Annexure 3) (Members Only)
3. Letter/Statement from my Auditors - Confirming Income (Members Only)
4. Letter from my Employers (Annexure 4) (Members Only)

Please note that applicant may submit Annexure 3 only, should they not wish to include a letter/statement from their auditor. The applicant may also submit a letter/statement from their auditor only, if applicable.

Appendix 1 – Application Form

Download (PDF, 1MB)

Appendix 2 – Code of Ethics

Download (PDF, 450KB)

Appendix 3 – Schedule of Speeches (required for member applications)

Download (PDF, 199KB)

Appendix 4 – Sample Company Letter (required for Member applications)
Please note that when applying for membership status, your application must be accompanied by either appendix 3 or appendix 4 – not both.

Download (PDF, 177KB)

Should you wish to pay your membership via monthly debit order, please note that there is a R45 per month charge added onto the monthly membership fee (irrespective of the level of membership). Kindly contact the PSASA National Administrator to find out more about the debit order option.

PSASA Debit Order Form

Download (PDF, 134KB)