Three classes of membership are open to qualifying individuals:
for SAAMS membership benefits and fees
is open to any medical practitioner registered with the Health Professional Council of South Africa in good standing. Voting rights at general meetings are available to all paid up ordinary members.
is open to any scientist or supplementary health professional with an interest in addiction medicine registered as a member in good standing with a recognized professional body. Associate members shall not have voting rights.
may be offered by the executive committee to any person of distinction including lay persons who have made an outstanding contribution to the objectives of the Society. Honorary members shall not have voting rights.
to become a member.