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Fellow Membership

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.



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

·         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 

1.       Recently Certified Copy of ID (SA Residents) or Certified Copy of Passport (Non SA Residents)

2.       Recently Certified Copies of Certificates of Highest Qualification/s

3.       Detailed CV

4.       Articles Published

5.       Proof of Employment -signed letter stating position, date of commencement of employment, current dated

6.      Completed Fellow Member Checklist 


Membership Process:

  • Once the completed application and documentation is received, it will be processed into our database and an invoice for the application fee will be generated, payable upon receipt of invoice. Note: Application fee does not apply to Corporate Member Applications. 
  • The application is then reviewed by the membership committee and you will receive feedback via email within approximately 1 month 
  • Provided you have mailed 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


  • An additional bank charge of R250.00 will be added to the total of your application fee and member 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. 



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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 (589.84 KB) Administration 2017/08/17
IRMSA PRIVACY POLICY PDF (583.15 KB) Administration 2017/06/13
IRMSA Refund Policy.pdf PDF (513.41 KB) Administration 2015/12/10
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