Membership shall be at the discretion of the Executive Committee and shall consist of the following categories:
FULL MEMBERS -
Any person who is a Psychiatrist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is eligible for full membership.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS -
Any person who is a Medical Practitioner registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is eligible for associate membership.
HONORARY MEMBERS -
Honorary membership of the Society may be conferred on a person at a General Meeting on the recommendation of the Executive Committee.
LIFE MEMBERS -
Life membership may be granted on application to the Society to a Full Member over the age of 60 years and who has been a member of good standing for at least 15 years on recommendation of the Chairperson of the Subgroup the member belongs to.
INTERNATIONAL FULL MEMBERS -
Psychiatrists residing outside the Republic of South Africa and registered with an appropriate professional body may apply for International Full Membership.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATE MEMBERS -
Medical Practitioners residing outside the Republic of South Africa and registered with an appropriate professional body may apply for International Associate Membership.
Applications for Full, Associate and Life membership shall be submitted, on the application form set out in the First Schedule to the Constitution, to the Honorary Secretary of the Subgroup in whose sub region such applicant is resident and shall be accompanied by :
Personal and professional details as set out in the Second Schedule to the Constitution; and Membership fees in respect of the year in which the application is made.