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The Genealogical Society of South Africa

eGSSA branch

Membership - Questions and Answers

What is eGGSA?

What does it cost to subscribe?

How can I pay?

What do I receive as a member of eGGSA?

What is the Genealogical Society of South Africa?

Completing the application form: what are the various options ?


What is eGGSA?

eGSSA is the virtual or online branch of the Genealogical Society of South Africa, intended for those who are unable or do not wish to belong to one of the land based branches of the GSSA. In order to be a member of eGSSA it is necessary to join or already be a member of the former organisation.

If you use our online application to join you will be automatically registered for both organisations.

Click here to join eGGSA and the GSSA:  Join up


What does it cost to subscribe?

Annual fee, payable in January of each year, is currently  ZAR 260.00  ( approximately USD 22.00, exchange rate may vary). This comprises R210 for membership of the Genealogical Society of South Africa plus R50 for membership of the eGGSA branch.

 


 

How can I pay?

Using the online application form, if you have a South African bank account you can pay with a bank transfer, if not you can use PayPal.

 


What do I receive as a member of eGGSA?

In addition to the benefits of membership of the Genealogical Society of South Africa (see below), members of the eGGSA Branch receive the following benefits:


What is the Genealogical Society of South Africa?

The Genealogical Society of South Africa (GSSA) is an international organisation of people engaged in the study of genealogy, family trees and family history with a South African connection.

The GSSA’s aim is to promote and facilitate interest and research in genealogy and family history.

for more details please see the GSSA's web site.


Completing the application form: what are the various options ?
(numbers as on the order form)

1. Membership runs from January to December of the calendar year, regardless of when you join.

2. This section has two options. 

3. Please indicate whether you are renewing your membership or making a new application.

4. As a member of eGGSA (and thus of the GSSA) you will receive, as part of your membership, the GSSA quarterly jounal Familia in electronic (Adobe Acrobat pdf) format. In this section you may opt to receive, in addtion, a printed version of this journal, at extra cost as specified.

5. Please indicate if you prefer to receive communications in Afrikaans or English.

6. You may also opt to receive, at extra cost as specified, a selection of publications of various branches of the GSSA.

7. You may indicate any family names that are of special interest to you.

8. Please state whether you are prepared to allow the details you have provided with this form to be used by the GSSA in its publications.



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