JOINING FASA

Effective 1 January 2017

FASA, as the official body for franchising in South Africa, has, as the underlying basis on which membership is granted and controlled, a Code of Ethics and Business Practices to which all members subscribe.

MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

Please take note of the following information which applies to all applicationsfrom franchisors and service providers
members:-

  • All applications are forwarded to FASA's membership committee for comments and final approval, where applicable.
  • The entire approval process takes between 4 and six weeks from date of submission depending on the number of questions or suggested amendments raised by the membership committee and the applicant's response time.
  • The annual membership fees are R15,495.00 (excluding VAT). A once-off legal fee of R4,495.00 (excluding VAT) is payable in respect of franchisor membership applications only. Please note if the applicant's franchise agreement was written by a franchise attorney who is a member of FASA, the legal fee is waived. For payment details, please contact Shereen Davids on 011 615 0359 or email shereen.davids@fasa.co.za

PRODUCT SUPPLIER MEMBERSHIP

This category is for product suppliers that wish to be recognised for their ethical and professional product supply services to the franchise industry.
The following should be the same as for the professional supplier membership category I.e. If you are applying for Product Supplier Membership, you are required to complete the following documents:-

  1. Download the application form for Product Supplier membership - pdf download or download word document.
  2. Download Product Supplier Member's Compliance Certificate. Please copy the text in the linked document and paste it on your company letterhead.
  3. Details required for your free entry in the annual Franchise Manual, website and Supplier Manual.

Kindly note that the application form must be completed manually as the association requires a record of your signature.