Membership

Are you a former SADF / SANDF, SAP / SAPS or South African Prison Services member?

Why not join us and complete the registration form for membership to our global organisation
(there are no membership / registration fees)

NOTE TO APPLICANTS:   IF YOU ARE ALREADY A MEMBER OF SAMVOA / SAMVOZA / SAMVOUSA, THERE IS NO NEED TO REAPPLY FOR SAMVOINT MEMBERSHIP. ONLY NEW PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS NEED APPLY

membership Application

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Membership categories

Ordinary Membership

In order to qualify as an Ordinary Member of SAMVOINT, prospective members need to produce their Force Number, as issued by the SADF/SANDF, SAP/SAPS, or the South African Prisons Service, and provide evidence that they completed at least the Basic Training element of their National Service. These Veterans will be entitled to vote and to hold office, and their continued membership will be assured by their dedication to the ideals of SAMVOINT and their good standing as a member of their Club

Heritage Membership

In order to qualify as a Heritage Member of SAMVOINT, prospective members need to have had a parent or grandparent who served South Africa in a military capacity and who has since passed on. They will need to prove this relationship and connection, be 16 years and older, or a depedent / minor child of heritage or ordinary member. Their application will be considered on the basis that they will be the sole representative of that person on SAMVOINT. Heritage Membership applications will be proposed at Club level and ratified by the Regional Executive. On acceptance, these Veterans will enjoy normal membership and they will be entitled to vote and hold office. Their continued membership will be assured by their dedication to the ideals of SAMVOINT and their good standing as a member of their Club

Selective Skills Membership

Selective Skills Membership may be conferred on individuals who do not qualify for Ordinary or Heritage membership, but have special skills deemed to be important enough for SAMVOINT to acquire in order to improve the image and performance of the Organisation. In this instance, membership will need to be promoted at Regional Executive level and ratified at National Executive level. On acceptance, these Veterans will enjoy normal membership and they will be entitled to vote and hold office. Their continued membership will be assured by their dedication to the ideals of SAMVOINT and their good standing as a member of their Club

Associate Membership

In order to qualify as an Associate Member of SAMVOINT, prospective members need to have belonged to an allied force or regiment, which served alongside South African Forces at some stage in the military history of South Africa. They will need to prove this association and to produce their Force Number, as issued by their respective Defence Force, and show evidence that they completed at least the Basic Training element of their country’s Military Service. Associate Membership applications will need to be ratified by the Regional Executive and, on acceptance, these Veterans will enjoy normal membership, except they are not entitled to vote or hold office. Their continued membership will be assured by their dedication to the ideals of SAMVOINT and their good standing as a member of their Club