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Members must commit to the principles, purpose and functions of the MCA, as set out in the MCA Constitution and the Marketing Code.

Become a Member

Eligibility for Membership

  • Companies carrying on business in the Republic of South Africa as manufacturers, importers, agents or distributors of medicines, medical devices and IVDs.
  • Companies may acquire membership through an affiliated trade association or may apply directly to the MCA for membership.
  • Admission of all new members is subject to the approval of the Board and the appointment of a Code Compliance Officer.

Eligibility for Associate Membership

  • A person or company that does not qualify to be a Member of the MCA but can associate itself with the objectives of the MCA and provisions of the Constitution. Examples are advertising agencies and other service providers.
  • Commitment to, and competence in the application of the Code, are required.
  • Admission of all new members is subject to the approval of the Board.

Membership Fees

  • Members pay annual membership fees to the MCA for the administration of the organisation.
  • Companies may join at any time during a calendar year and the membership fee will be pro-rated quarterly.
  • Members: The membership fee is based on the turnover of the company’s products which are subject to the Code (Refer to the Code document) and will be invoiced in January each year.
  • Trade association–aligned members may be invoiced through the trade association.
  • Associate Members: Nominal annual fees are charged for organisations or individuals respectively.
  • Associate members will be invoiced directly by the MCA.
  • Click here for 2019 membership fees. 

to download the MCA application form
Once completed, please send the completed form to info@marketingcode.co.za

to download the MCA Associate membership application form
Once completed, please send the completed form to info@marketingcode.co.za

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