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SACAP - COVID 19 pandemic measures

Tuesday, 24 March 2020  
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Due to the COVID 19 pandemic and following the lockdown announcement by the President of South Africa on 23 Mach 2020, the 5th term Council has resolved that due to the devastating effects of COVID 19 and the downturn of the economy, 2020/21 annual fees increment will be suspended for a period of 6 months. Accordingly, all registered persons who are not able to pay the 2020/21 annual fees as communicated on 20 March 2020 may pay without the increase. The outstanding amount, which is the difference between the 2019/20 and the 2020/21 annual fee, will be payable after a period of 6 months.

Furthermore, the 5th term Council has resolved that the deadline for submission of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits is immediately extended until 30 June 2021. Accordingly, Registration Certificates of all affected Registered Professionals will remain valid until 30 June 2021.

The 5th term Council is also considering online Professional Practice Examination to ensure that the careers of all candidates who were scheduled to write this month is not derailed due to the COVID 19 pandemic.