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.


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

  • 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 R16,260.00 (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


Individual membership is for individuals in the industry wishing to further their education by obtaining a professional designation for the franchise industry and to participate in the continues professional development programs, which is a requirement to maintain your professional designation's.

Membership fees are based on income tiers and start from R500 plus VAT per annum for entry level earners/unemployed.
To join click on this link.