Social Work

Requirements and Criteria
Solemn Declaration Of Social Workers
Application
Change Of Particulars
Certificates
Registration Card
Status Reports
Receipts
Enquiries
Requirements and Criteria

Social Workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of social workers spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of social workers. Download it here.

Social Auxiliary Workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of social auxiliary workers and the holding of disciplinary inquiries spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of social auxiliary workers. Download it here.

Students social workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of student social workers and the holding of disciplinary inquiries spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of student social workers. Download it here.

Student social auxiliary workers

The Regulations regarding the registration of social auxiliary workers and the holding of disciplinary inquiries spells out the details pertaining to requirements and criteria for the registration of student social auxiliary workers. Download it here.

Solemn Declaration Of Social Workers
Application

Social workers and social auxiliary workers need to apply for the registration before they enter practice.

The application forms to register with the South African Council for Social Service Professions can be download below. Click on the link to download the specific form.

IMPORTANT: Please follow the instructions on the form and make sure that all the required supporting documents accompany your application as incomplete applications result in unnecessary delays.

Social workers

Download:

  • Application form for social workers
  • Application form: speciality in social work

 

Social auxiliary workers

Download:

  • Application form for social workers

 

Students social workers

Download:

  • Application form for social workers

 

Student social auxiliary workers

Download:

  • Application form for social workers

 

If you have obtained your qualifications in social work or social auxiliary work outside the Republic of South Africa, click here for the procedures and forms.

Change Of Particulars
Certificates

Registration Certificates issued by the South African Council for Social Service Professions provide proof that a person is registered with Council for his or her profession and that his or her name has been entered into the Register for that profession kept by Council in terms of section 19 of the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978. The validity of a Registration Certificate and the name of the person to be kept on the Register are subject to the timely payment of annual fees as prescribed.

A person registered with Council is required to display his or her Registration Certificate in his or her office or place where he or she practises the profession he or she is registered for. Persons who are registered for any speciality should also display the Registration Certificate for the speciality.

Duplicates of Registration Certificates may be requested from Council in the prescribed manner and at the prescribed fee. Click here for the procedures that need to be followed.

Registration Card

The South African Council for Social Service Professions issues annual, upon payment of annual fees, a registration card to each practitioner, in addition to the receipt of payment, that indicates that he or she is registered with Council as prescribed by the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978. The registration card provides details on the name of the person, registration number, professional status and period registered (one year).

Status Reports

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Receipts

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Enquiries

Please direct registration related enquiries to regtemp7@sacssp.co.za

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