South African Insurance Association

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About Us


The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) is the representative body of the short-term insurance industry. It represents the industry to all relevant stakeholders to ensure a sustainable and dynamic industry. SAIA has 59 members, comprising all categories of short-term insurers, including reinsurers. Its members abide by the SAIA Code of Conduct, which ensures adherence to best-practice industry standards and self-regulation.


To promote and represent the interests of the short-term insurance industry, while leading and enhancing the efforts of the industry to become recognised and trusted as an important contributor to the South African economy and society.


  • To encourage fair and ethical treatment of short-term insurance customers
  • To favourably represent the short-term insurance industry in such a way that all stakeholders have trust and confidence in the industry
  • To create an environment in which industry members can share information, debate important and relevant issues, and create a common vision for the short-term insurance industry
  • To create opportunities for the industry and to embark on initiatives that will enhance its image and reputation amongst all stakeholders
  • To promote understanding of short-term insurance to all stakeholders
  • To promote awareness of the industry and its contributions to society and the South African economy

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From the Desk of the Chief Executive

From the Desk of the Chief Executive Feb 07, 2017

There seems to be a sense of optimism in the air as we step into the New Year; the rand is stronger against the US dollar compared to the same time last year and the delegation attending the recent Word Economic Forum in Davos have reported strong collaboration between business, labour and government. The recent good rains over a large part of our country have also added to the change in spirit.

Business for Road Safety

Business for Road Safety Feb 07, 2017

As part of the Department of Transport (DoT) Transport Month in October 2016, the SAIA issued a media release calling road users to be aware of distractions on the road. This was in support of the DoT initiatives which strive to reduce the number of, crashes accidents and road fatalities on our roads.

Governance Risks Update

Governance Risks Update Feb 07, 2017

The FSR Bill is in the final stages of Parliamentary consideration. As at 7 December 2016, the Bill was referred to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for concurrence.

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R80 million Spent on consumer ed.
35% Est. vehicles insured
R102.8 billion Gross written premium
59 Member companies