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MEMBERSHIP
Our Members SMME   operators   represent   96%   of   the   operating   companies   that   are   members   of   the Association   whilst   established   operators represent   4%.   Currently   SABOA   represents   approximately   70%   or,   13   000   of   the   19   000   buses   and   coaches   used   for   public transport in South Africa.
                       MEMBERSHIP PROFILE Principal Members (1-30 buses/coaches)   912 Principal Members (30+ buses/coaches)    38 Associate Members                                         60
The Association represents the interests of members rendering the following types of services: Commuter Services Long-Distance Services Contract Services Cross-Border Services (International) Learner Transport Services Shuttle Services Charter Services Scheduled Coach Services Tourist Transport Services
Indirect Membership Benefits: Through activities and initiatives, the Association benefits the industry, both members and non-members alike: Representation in forums that are normally “reserved” for organised commerce and industry “Watchdog” function in terms of road transport and road traffic legislation Being consulted by government on a range of topics Lobbying on a range of issues Comments on and inputs into road transport and road traffic legislation and regulations Transport policy debates and amendments The design and specification of tender documents Escalation formulae in tender and negotiated contract documents Safety issues in the industry Media liaison Protecting the interests of the industry over a wide front SABOA   is   in   regular   contact   with   international   trade   associations   and   actively   participates   in   international   forums   and conferences
Direct Membership Benefits: As   with   any   trade   association   there   are   also   quantifiable   benefits   to   be   a   member   of   the   Association.   The   main   direct   benefits offered by SABOA are: A   unique   insurance   solution   that   has   been   developed   to   cater   for   the   needs   of   SABOA   Members,   designed   to   insure   all types of bus and coach operators managed by Ibiliti Underwriting Managers Information dissemination on industry developments and research Access to an information and reference centre; Advice on bus operations, operating costs, permits/licences, and industry related matters Dissemination of tender opportunities Association workshops, meetings and networking opportunities Training opportunities through TETA Assistance to address concerns with the authorities at all levels
Membership Categories & Fees    Category            Description           Fees Per Bus Per Annum  Vat Inclusive    Principal Membership    
Applicable     to     South     African     road     passenger transport    operators,    operating    transport    services within the RSA
1-10 buses:   R409.00 (SMME) 11-30 buses: R506.00 30+ buses:    R528.00
  Membership
Applicable    to    road    passenger    transport    operators based   in   other   countries   and   operating   services   to and from the RSA
R 3 683, 00
Associate Membership
Applicable    to    organisations/enterprises    within    the RSA     that     are     indirectly     involved     in     the     road passenger transport industry
R 17 737, 00
Affiliated Transport Association
Applicable    to   Associations    that    wish    to    affiliate    to SABOA
Please contact SABOA for details
Membership Application Process & Administration Kindly take note of the following process and administration requirements for all membership applications: Membership Applications Process: All applications are considered by the National Executive Committee and National Council of SABOA at its bi-monthly meetings. The decision of the Committees regarding such applications are deemed final. The result of the application will be conveyed to the applicant in writing. New entrants into the industry (operators) may also apply for provisional membership if proof of application for a permit or operating license is submitted with the application forms.   
How to Apply for Membership: 1. Complete the relevant membership application form. 2. Submit the completed application form and a signed copy of the SABOA Code of Conduct and SABOA Road Safety Code of Conduct,  via email to saboa@saboa.co.za  or fax +27 (11) 511 1769 / 0007 Membership Forms: click on the appropriate link below to download the PDF application form, print, complete and submit. Alternatively contact SABOA on +27 (11) 511 7641 for assistance. We will happily email of fax the relevant application form to you. Please feel free to contact SABOA for clarification on membership fees and assistance with the membership application process. Download Membership Forms Please refer to the membership category table above for clarification.  
APPLICATION FORM FOR SMME MEMBERSHIP DOWNLOAD FORM
APPLICATION FORM FOR PRINCIPAL & INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP DOWNLOAD FORM
APPLICATION FORM FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP DOWNLOAD FORM
MEMBERSHIP
Our Members SMME operators represent 96% of the operating companies that are members of the Association whilst established operators represent 4%. Currently SABOA represents approximately 70% or, 13 000 of the 19 000 buses and coaches used for public transport in South Africa.
                       MEMBERSHIP PROFILE Principal Members (1-30 buses/coaches)   912 Principal Members (30+ buses/coaches)    38 Associate Members                                         60
The Association represents the interests of members rendering the following types of services: Commuter Services Long-Distance Services Contract Services Cross-Border Services (International) Learner Transport Services Shuttle Services Charter Services Scheduled Coach Services Tourist Transport Services
Indirect Membership Benefits: Through activities and initiatives, the Association benefits the industry, both members and non-members alike: Representation in forums that are normally “reserved” for organised commerce and industry “Watchdog” function in terms of road transport and road traffic legislation Being consulted by government on a range of topics Lobbying on a range of issues Comments on and inputs into road transport and road traffic legislation and regulations Transport policy debates and amendments The design and specification of tender documents Escalation formulae in tender and negotiated contract documents Safety issues in the industry Media liaison Protecting the interests of the industry over a wide front SABOA is in regular contact with international trade associations and actively participates in international forums and conferences
Direct Membership Benefits: As with any trade association there are also quantifiable benefits to be a member of the Association. The main direct benefits offered by SABOA are: A unique insurance solution that has been developed to cater for the needs of SABOA Members, designed to insure all types of bus and coach operators managed by Ibiliti Underwriting Managers Information dissemination on industry developments and research Access to an information and reference centre; Advice on bus operations, operating costs, permits/licences, and industry related matters Dissemination of tender opportunities Association workshops, meetings and networking opportunities Training opportunities through TETA Assistance to address concerns with the authorities at all levels
Applicable to organisations/enterprises within the RSA that are indirectly involved in the road passenger transport industry
R 17 737, 00
Applicable to Associations that wish to affiliate to SABOA
Please contact SABOA for details
Membership Categories & Fees
Category
Principal Membership  
Description
Applicable to South African road passenger transport operators, operating transport services within the RSA
Fees Per Bus Per Annum. Vat Inclusive
1-10 buses:   R409.00 (SMME) 11-30 buses: R506.00 30+ buses:    R528.00
International Membership
Category
Description
Applicable to road passenger transport operators based in other countries and operating services to and from the RSA
R 3 683, 00
Fees Per Bus Per Annum. Vat Inclusive
Associate Membership
Category
Description
Fees Per Bus Per Annum. Vat Inclusive
Affiliated Transport Association
Category
Description
Fees Per Bus Per Annum. Vat Inclusive
APPLICATION FORM FOR SMME MEMBERSHIP DOWNLOAD FORM
APPLICATION FORM FOR PRINCIPAL & INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIP DOWNLOAD FORM
APPLICATION FORM FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP DOWNLOAD FORM
SABOA - Southern African Bus Operators Association
Membership Application Process & Administration Kindly take note of the following process and administration requirements for all membership applications: Membership Applications Process: All applications are considered by the National Executive Committee and National Council of SABOA at its bi-monthly meetings. The decision of the Committees regarding such applications are deemed final. The result of the application will be conveyed to the applicant in writing. New entrants into the industry (operators) may also apply for provisional membership if proof of application for a permit or operating license is submitted with the application forms.   
How to Apply for Membership: 1. Complete the relevant membership application form. 2. Submit the completed application form and a signed copy of the SABOA Code of Conduct and SABOA Road Safety Code of Conduct,  via email to saboa@saboa.co.za  or fax +27 (11) 511 1769 / 0007 Membership Forms: click on the appropriate link below to download the PDF application form, print, complete and submit. Alternatively contact SABOA on +27 (11) 511 7641 for assistance. We will happily email of fax the relevant application form to you. Please feel free to contact SABOA for clarification on membership fees and assistance with the membership application process. Download Membership Forms Please refer to the membership category table above for clarification.  
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