Membership fees for the Genealogical Society of South Africa (GSSA) are laid out as follows:

Membership fees mean you belong to the GSSA National AND a home branch and you receive the quarterly publication Familia depending on your option choice:

Option 1 - Familia in electronic format only Fee R250

Option 2 - Familia in Hard copy Fee R360 (RSA only)

Option 3 - Familia in Hard copy Fee R590 (Abroad)

These fees excludes the branch fees. When you decide to join you will be allocated to a particular branch e.g. Johannesburg Branch, Vaal Triangle Branch, Western Cape Branch, etc. There are 12 land based  branches and 1 Cyber branch called the eGSSA- this is a web based branch.
The various branches of the GSSA in some instances levy an additional mandatory fee for the newsletter of the branch, this differs from branch to branch.

A copy of the application form can be downloaded here Mermbership Application 2020 and all the relevant information you require is on this form.
There are two options to choose from should you wish to become a member of the GSSA
1)     Download the relevant Application form above, decide on the branch that you would like to join and pay the applicable fees. Send your completed from to the address on the form and you will be notified via email of your membership.
2)    You can join via the eGSSA branch. Visit this page: and follow the instructions. The membership fee of the eGSSA consists of three elements, i.e. membership of the GSSA; membership of the eGSSA and optional member of a land based branch as well.

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