SAAM Membership Subscription

Annual Membership Fee

  • 1 April to 31 March each year
  • Payable annually on or before 31 March
  • Email for fee structure

First Time Accreditation Application Fee

  • Once off payment
  • Payable on application
  • Valid for 12 months
  • Email for fee structure

Continued Accreditation Application Fee

  • Payable annually on renewal of accreditation
  • Email for fee structure

The SAAM selection criteria for applicants are:

      • Matric + 3 years post matric study as a minimum
      • Legal and/or Social Sciences background will be an advantage 
      • Completion of required NABFAM accredited training or application on the grounds of prior learning and experience (see ‘Become a Mediator’)
Associate Member

Members who have paid their membership fees, achieved the minimum required academic qualification standards, and have not been granted accreditation by the Executive Committee of SAAM.

Practicing Mediator

Members who shall have passed such qualifying mediation training and who have attained such general educational standards as may from time to time be prescribed by this Association and which entitles them to practice as mediators or ADR practitioners who practice as mediators.