SAPAA provides for two classes of membership (voting and non-voting), and five (5) categories of membership as follows:
Juristic bodies in their legal capacity whose core business is auctioneering, whether live or online.
Natural persons in their personal capacity who are practicing qualified auctioneers.
Natural persons in their personal capacity who have obtained their minimum auction educational qualification but are still fulfilling their experiential requirements under the supervision or mentorship of a Chartered Professional Auctioneer.
Non-professional employees of corporate members.
Juristic entities and natural persons in their employ whose core business is not auctioneering, but are associated to the auction industry; either as clients or suppliers of professional services to the auction industry; including, but not limited to insurance companies, media companies, financial institutions, legal practitioners, training providers and government institutions.
Natural persons who have made a great contribution or are likely to contribute to the welfare and advancement of SAPAA’s purpose, aims and objectives irrespective of whether they are auctioneers or not.