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Fellow Membership
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This grade is the most senior grade of membership and should reflect working experience in a risk management discipline in addition to academic qualification and IRMSA Involvement.

Click here to download the Structure of Membership Grades and Accreditation Document. This lists the requirements for the different member levels and will guide you as to which level you should apply for.

As of 1 January 2018, to align with the awarding of IRMSA members with the designation of Certified Risk Management Professional,  the fellow member minimum requirements were updated to the below:

  • 10 years direct Risk Management experience
  • IRMSA CRM Professional Member (Completion of Board Exam 2 and Log Book)
  • NQF 8 qualification

Applying for Membership

The below supporting documentation is required in order to process your application, please email to 

  • Recently Certified Copy of ID (SA Residents) or Certified Copy of Passport (Non SA Residents)
  • Recently Certified Copies of Certificates of Qualification/s. Please note that foreign qualifications must be accompanied by a SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) certificate of evaluation.
  • Detailed CV
  • Articles Published
  • Proof of Employment -signed letter stating position, date of commencement of employment, current dated
  • Completed Fellow Member Checklist 

Membership Process

  • Once the completed application and documentation is received, it will be submitted for review by the membership committee.
  • Upon approval you will receive feedback via email within approximately 1 month and an invoice will be issued to you which is payable upon receipt.
  • Provided you have emailed proof of payment and you have been ratified as a member, you will be emailed your certificate of membership.
  • Membership is then renewable on an annual basis

Members of the Society of Risk Managers

  • In view of updated accreditation guidelines, Members of the Society of Risk Managers who allowed their membership to lapse must now submit a new application for membership and cannot be automatically reinstated.

Non SA Residents

  • An additional bank charge of R350.00 will be added to the total of your application fee and subscription fee in order to cover all foreign exchange bank charges and/or other transaction fees.
  • Your membership is renewable on an annual basis with renewal notices sent to members in February each year. Should you fail to renew your membership with IRMSA, or provide written cancellation thereof, the Department of Home Affairs will be notified accordingly.

Should you require any further assistance or struggle to apply online, please contact Roberta



Membership Terms and Conditions

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If you do not wish to submit an online application, please download and complete our paper-based application
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
IRMSA MEMBERSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS PDF (524.4 KB) Administration 2020/02/10
IRMSA PRIVACY POLICY PDF (320.26 KB) Administration 2019/03/13
IRMSA Refund Policy.pdf PDF (513.41 KB) Administration 2015/12/10
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