South African Insurance Association

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About Us

  • About

  • Vision

  • Mission

The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) is the voice of the short-term insurance industry. It represents the industry at all levels and with all stakeholders to ensure a sustainable and dynamic industry for the benefit of all South Africans. SAIA has 61 members, comprising all categories of short-term insurers, including reinsurers. Its members abide by the SAIA Code of Conduct, which ensures adherence to best-practice industry standards and self-regulation.

To promote and represent the interests of the short-term insurance industry, while leading and enhancing the efforts of the industry to become recognised and trusted as an important contributor to the South African economy and society.

  • To encourage fair and ethical treatment of short-term insurance customers 
  • To favourably represent the short-term insurance industry  in such a way that all stakeholders have trust and confidence in the industry
  • To create an environment in which industry members can share information, debate important and relevant issues, and create a common vision for the short-term insurance industry
  • To create opportunities for the industry and to embark on initiatives that will enhance its image and reputation amongst all stakeholders
  • To promote understanding of short-term insurance to all stakeholders
  • To promote awareness of the industry and its contributions to society and the South African economy



Consumers urged to protect against severe weather

Consumers urged to protect against severe weather Nov 24, 2015

The recent severe hailstorms in Gauteng, which have damaged both buildings and vehicles, highlights the importance of having the correct insurance cover in place to protect consumers and businesses against costly damages.

SAIA Bulletin September 2015

SAIA Bulletin September 2015 Oct 02, 2015

In this issue: Motor Transformation and Sustainability Forum, SAIA Donation to BACSA, IUMI 2018 Conference, FAIS Circular 4 of 2015, Safety at Construction Sites

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R80 million Spent on consumer ed.
35% Est. vehicles insured
R102.8 billion Gross written premium
61 Member companies