The Society is open for membership to any person interested in the field of Human Genetics irrespective of that person’s specific discipline. Thus medical practitioners, nursing practitioners, scientists, social workers en technologists are all welcome to be members.

Because the Society does not want to limit itself to South Africa but is interested in developing Human Genetics in Southern Africa, membership is not limited geographically either.

Benefits of joining

  • Access to annual newsletter
  • Membership to appropriate focus group
  • News alerts
  • Interaction with peers in the field of human or medical genetics
  • Special rate at the SASHG Biennial Congress

How to apply

Please follow both steps below to apply for SASHG membership.

Step 1 – Complete the membership application form

Please complete the membership form and pay your membership fees via one of the buttons below. This applies to new applications and renewals.

Step 2 –Pay for SASHG membership

Please complete your membership application by paying your fees via the appropriate payment button below.

Student membership fees:


Non-student membership fees:


Membership fees

Membership is open to any professional person engaged in the practice, research or teaching of human or medical genetics.

The membership fee for 2020/2021 is:

  • R200 for a two-year student membership (i.e. R100 per annum).
  • R300 for a two-year non-student membership (i.e. R150 per annum).

Please note all fees are for two calendar year irrespective of when in the year you pay. A single calendar year is from 1 January through to 31 December.