South African Insurance Association

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who are the members of SAIA?
  • Please (click here) for more information on the SAIA’s members.
I have an Intermediaries Guaranteed Facility (IGF) enquiry. Who can I speak to?
How can I verify if an insurance company is legitimate?
  • To verify the legitimacy of an organisation, please visit for more information on the SAIA’s members.
How can I market and introduce my products with the SAIA members?
  • Regrettably, the SAIA does not endorse or promote products. We recommend that you approach our member companies directly on any commercial matters.
How do I become a member of the SAIA?
  • To become a member of the SAIA you need to meet the following criteria:
    • Your company must be registered with the Financial Services Board (FSB).
    • Your company must have a short-term insurance licence and sell short- term insurance products. 
    • Your company must be a member of the Ombudsman for Short-term Insurance OSTI.
  • If your organisation or company meets the above criteria, please complete the following application form and e-mail the completed form to
  • If your company is an intermediary company, please visit the for membership.
  • If your company is an under writing management company, please visit for membership.
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