We invite you to join us


From the beginner in the wonderful world of stamps through to the seasoned collector, you are most welcome to join us


PFSA member benefits




  • Subscription to The SA Philatelist stamp magazine – whether in a printed format, delivered to your door, or electronic copy available on line
  • Access to an online members-only area to enhance your collecting experience
  • Expert verification of stamps and postal items
  • Assistance for youth groups
  • Philatelic library
  • Solutions for buying and selling philatelic material

Stamp magazine




The South African Philatelist, a bi-monthly stamp magazine, is published by the PFSA


This is one of the oldest running stamp magazines in the world and was founded in 1920


Direct subscription


Printed copy:

  • South Africa – R356.00
  • SADEC countries – R700.00
  • Foreign countries – R1 000.00


Electronic copy:

  • World wide – R70.00

Annual Membership Rates




Our membership year runs from 1 January to 31 December 31


Regular Membership

Receive all PFSA member benefits and a printed copy of the SA Philatelist

  • SA members – R250.00
  • SADEC members – R565.00
  • Foreign members – R670.00


Online membership

Receive all PFSA member benefits and an electronic copy of the SA Philatelist.

  • World wide – R70.00


Youth Society Affiliation

  • R50.00



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