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To obtain the designation Business Accountant in Practice (SA) or BAP(SA) you must first register as a SAIBA member and then apply for your BAP(SA) designation.

As a Business Accountant in Practice (SA) or BAP(SA) you gain access to all the rewards as offered by SAIBA as well as gaining:

  • A SAQA registered designation,
  • Statutory recognition as Accounting Officer,
  • Statutory recognition as Commissioner of Oaths,
  • Statutory recognition as Independent reviewer,
  • Statutory recognition as Business Rescue Practitioner,
  • Recognition as Accountant in Practice,
  • Recognition as a Business Advisor,
  • Recognition as a Management Consultant,
  • Recognition as Tax Practitioner through our mutual recognition agreement with SAIT,
  • Exemption to CIMA level 1 and 2,
  • If you are an accountant in practice
  • If you have a Commerce-specific degree or National Diploma with relevant subjects: 3rd year level: accounting; second year level: management accounting, tax, commercial law, auditing (A typical example would be a BCom Accounting or a National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting)
  • If you have four years’ verifiable and relevant experience in accounting and tax

Upgrade to BAP(SA) plus

For an additional amount of R2000 pa we will help you set up and grow your practice. Selecting this option gives you access to additional rewards:

  • 10 hours of practice mentorship to help you gain new clients and improve your firm's profitability.
  • Free access to the 2017 Accounting Expo.

All potential designation holders must register as a SAIBA member. SAIBA designations are only awarded to those members that can demonstrate that they have achieved specified assessment criteria.

Once you click the Join us button, you will be redirected to our payment partner in order to pay your membership registration fee of R360.

Become a BAP (SA)

Join now and recieve the essential credential for career development

R3 300 pa
  • Gain accreditation as a professional accountant in Practice

Upgrade to BAP (SA) Plus

With an added reward of 10 Hours assistance to help you set up and grow your practice.

Free access to the 2017 Accounting Expo.

R2 000 pa