Reciprocal agreements with international organisations provide the opportunity for SAIPA members to benefit from admission and association with these institutes. This allows members to practice as accountants in specified countries and gain world-wide experience. In addition, SAIPA is afforded a truly global voice on issues of standard setting and compliance for the accounting profession.
SAIPA is a full member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and has beneficial reciprocal agreements with national and international bodies including the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA); in Ireland, The Institute of Certified Public accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland); in Australia, the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and in Namibia, the Institute of Commercial and Financial Accountants (CFA). SAIPA continues to negotiate with other relevant bodies including the United Kingdom’s Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA);NIPA – The National Institute of Professional Accountants - Russia; IBA – Institute of Business Advisors