Considering joining the Society of Private Nursing Practitioners? Download the membership application form below. Once filled in, fax back to us at 021-683 7799 or scan and email to

Full membership is open to Registered Professional Nurses and Midwives who are registered with the South African Nursing Council and have registered with PCNS in their personal capacity or as a practice. Indemnity insurance through a  recognised insurer is strongly recommended.

Non-Practicing membership is open to previous PNPs who wish to remain members but are no longer seeing patients.

Associate membership is open to those persons who do not have PCNS practice numbers  and who wish to join, but do not qualify for full membership in terms of the constitution.

Corporate membership is open to all companies who wish to support the Society and network with the members.  A reduced fee is available for micro-enterprises with fewer than 5 employees.

Group Practice membership is open to groups of Private Nurse Practitioners who practice in association or partnership with one another, or a nursing agency or organisation who employ three (3) or more professional nurses, where professional nurses do not hold individual membership of the Society. A group practice shall nominate a person to represent it in the Society, and such person shall be deemed to have authority to speak for and do all things on behalf of such practice. The nomination of such a person shall be in writing and addressed to the Branch or National Executive Committee of the Society and signed by a responsible officer of such organisation.

2023 Subscription fees are due by 28 February 2023.

Subscription fees: Membership is valid from January to December. Annual subscriptions are due by the end of February, but members are offered the option of providing 3 payments with the last being payable by the end of March.

Members who have not paid in part by the end of February or in full by the end of March will have their membership terminated as required by our constitution. Rejoining members will be required to pay outstanding fees.

New members joining after September in any given year pay half the subscription for that year, while those joining in November will pay the full new fee for the following year.

If you are not able to afford the annual subscription or require a different payment option or fee reduction, please discuss it with your branch chairperson or treasurer providing sufficient information so that they can submit your request to the National Exco with a motivation.

We really do value your membership and understand that there are some practices which cannot support the multiple registration fees.

The branch and national executives are honour-bound to keep your information confidential.

Those persons who resign formally as per the constitution and then rejoin will not be required to pay any additional fee.

The fees for 2023 are:
Full members: R600
Associate members: R480
Non-practicing members: R380
Group practice membership: R3 000
Corporate members: R5 400
Micro Corporate – Companies with fewer than 5 employees:  R3 000

On receipt of your membership fees you will be provided with a the Suggested tariff guide.

The updated constitution is available to all new members. Those who do not have access to the internet may request a hard copy from the office.

National Bank Account:

The Society of Private Nurse Practitioners,Nedbank, branch code: 198765, Account: 1151970468, Ref: Name

Please fax deposit slips to the national office with your name as the reference.

If you do not live in a given region, the national exco will allocate members to an appropriate branch.

For more information contact 071 806 1640 or email

Download Membership Application

Download Group Practice Membership Application

Download Corporate Application

Constitution of the National Society of Private Nursing Practitioners of South Africa

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