ADVANTAGES OF MEMBERSHIP

  • Presumed not negligent in civil proceedings against FPA members for veld fires that started on or spread from their property;
  • Institutions like RSA Agri, Agri Western Cape and insurance companies support, and in some cases require, active participation in an FPA;
  • IPW, GLOBALGAP and HACCP accreditations require membership;
  • See our services for more advantages.

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER

  1. Download the application form below.
  2. Send the completed application form to info@winelandsfpa.co.za.
  3. Pay the once-off joining fee and the annual membership fees.
  4. The FPA will send you a membership certificate.

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

 

MEMBERSHIP FEES

For the financial year 01 April 2019 - 31 March 2020

  • R200      Once-off Joining Fee & Penalty for late payment (after 30 June)
  • R800      Annual Membership Fee per Property / Business unit / Unit in a Home Owners Association
  • R4200    Annual Membership Fee per Municipality
  • R2/ha   Annual Membership Fee for State land (subject to standardisation by WCUFPA)
  • R32/km  Annual Membership Fee for road, rail and power lines (subject to standardisation by WCUFPA)

Fees to increase by CPI (consumer price index) annually from 01 April 2017.

Full payment is due within 3 months of financial year end (ie by end of June annually) or within 90 days of invoice. Failure to do so will require reapplication including the payment of the joining fee.


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