General Information

Congress Registration Terms and Conditions

Congress Registration Fees and Entitlements

*Congress Registration is on a Register and Pay basis.

  1. Complete the on-line registration form – please select the type of registration:
    • Register and Pay: payment is required immediately upon completion of the registration form and via online debit/credit card or instant EFT.
    • Quotation: only applicable for payment by companies and institutions – please note that all bank costs are to be paid by the company/institution.
  2. Payment is required upfront either via bank transfer or online via debit/credit card or instant EFT upon Press “continue” and verify that all details are correctly captured, then press “submit” and you will be redirected to an online payment gateway. If you have not received an immediate confirmation of payment approval – you will have 48 hours to try again or contact to avoid automatic cancellation of registration.
  3. If payment is to be made by your institution – please register as a “Quotation” and submit your quotation for purchase order and payment processing by your You will receive a confirmation of intent with a copy of the quotation with all banking details for institutional payments. Only once this is received will your registration be converted into a confirmed registration. Please note that you are responsible for ensuring that all processes and documents relating to your institution’s processes are followed up and received.
  4. Please be sure to capture all the information accurately as all registrations will be
  5. Your registration and the data that you input will appear on your registration record on the official Congress
  6. Registration fees are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) and are inclusive of 15% Value Added Tax (VAT) – VAT is reflected on the

For any amendments or queries please contact Sue Gibson at Qinisa Events at or Tel: 011 880 5202.

Alternately, contact PsySSA at or Tel: 011 486 3322.

Registration Includes:

  • Admission to all scientific sessions
  • Admission to the poster sessions and the exhibition
  • Congress material (delegate bag, final programme, )
  • Tea/ Coffee Breaks
  • Lunch

Student Registration:

NB: This option is only open to bona fide FULL-TIME students (undergraduate to masters students). A letter from your study supervisor/supervising professor, confirming your formal registration as a full time student must be included with your registration (student cards will not be accepted ). Student registration does not apply to PhD or part time students.

  • Admission to all scientific sessions
  • Admission to the poster sessions and the exhibition
  • Congress material (delegate bag, final programme, )

Day Delegate Registration:

Attendance for all Congress sessions on the day selected.  – Please note that 2 or 3 day options will be charged at full Congress rates.

  • Admission to all scientific sessions
  • Admission to the poster sessions and the exhibition
  • Congress material (delegate bag, final programme,)

Terms and Conditions

  1. Access to and attendance at the congress will only be confirmed on receipt of payment.
  2. Payment is due prior to the start of the In the event of there being a limited number of delegates, preference will be given to persons who have paid their registration in full.
  3. All pre-booking and early bird registrations must be paid upon registration before the expiry Failure to pay upon registration will result in the registration being deleted and the delegate will need to re-register again.
  4. A confirmation email with a link to open the PDF Receipt/ Paid Invoice will be sent to you upon submission of the online registration and
  5. A link to the payment gateway is provided on the PDF Invoice with an option to pay by credit card or online EFT directly upon registration.
  6. Receipts will only be issued once payment has been
  7. Institutional Proof of payment is to be emailed to Sue Gibson, at or contact: Sue on +27 11 880 5202 for any registration or quotation or group booking Please ensure that all payments make clear reference to the Invoice Number and Delegate Surname only. If this reference is not used, we cannot guarantee that payment will be traced and cleared.
  8. All payments must be made payable online to

Cancellations and Termination of Registrations

  1. On completion of this application you will be liable for the full amount of the registration fees subject to the cancellation conditions below.
  2. All cancellations must be received in writing by the Congress Secretariat, and marked for attention: Sue Gibson at
  3. Cancellations received before 31 May 2022 will receive a full refund, subject to the 10% administration fee.
  4. Cancellations received before 31 July 2022 will receive a 50% refund, subject to the 10% administration fee.
  5. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received from the 1 August 2022 onwards
  6. All refunds due will only be issued after the
  7. Any registrations received after 1 August 2022 will not be entitled to any refund or credit, and such person will be liable for the full registration fee as per point (1)
  8. All cash deposits will attract a 10% administration fee.
  9. The Organising Committee reserves the right to decline a request for a refund subject to the cancellation policy.
  10. NOTE: Delegates who do not cancel in writing by 1 August 2022, as well as delegates who do not arrive at the Congress and who cannot provide proof of written cancellation to the Congress secretariat within the above-mentioned cancellation dates, will be liable for the full Congress registration fee. If fees have been paid, no refund will be issued.

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  • To process your
  • To process any other transactions requested by
  • To inform you of
  • To send you relevant information regarding the

We do not sell, rent or lease our delegate lists to third parties. Details of delegates could be made available to sponsors for once off use after the Congress. In order to provide our services, we may occasionally provide information to the companies that work on our behalf. Qinisa Events and PsySSA shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of delegates.

Congress Registration Fees and Entitlements: 2022
Delegate Pre-Booking  Early Bird Late /On-site
Registered and Paid by Registered and Paid by
31 May 2022 31 July 2022
PsySSA Member R4,500.00 R4,950.00 R5,500.00
PsySSA Student Member R1,900.00 R1,900.00 R1,900.00
PsySSA Intern Member R2,200.00 R2,400.00 R2,600.00
PsySSA Member One Day Fee R1,700.00 R1,900.00 R2,100.00
PsySSA Student One Day Fee R800.00 R800.00 R800.00
Non-Member R7,100.00 R7,800.00 R8,600.00
Non-Member One Day Fee R2,800.00 R3,400.00 R3,900.00


How do I register for the PsySSA Congress?

Visit the following link to register for the 26th PsySSA Congress:

What are the dates of the PsySSA Congress?

26 October 2022 – 28 October 2022

What are the Congress Fees for 2022?

Refer to the “Congress Registration Fees and Entitlements: 2022” tab above

“Congress prices are reduced for Paid PsySSA members”

What is the cut-off date for Pre-Booking fee?

To qualify for the Pre-Booking Fee, full congress registration fees must be paid by the 31st of May 2022

What is the cut-off date for Early Bird fee?

To qualify for the Early-Bird Fee, full congress registration fees must be paid by the 31st of July 2022

What is the cut-off date for all Government/Purchase orders?

The cut-off date for Government/Purchase orders is the 15th of August 2022. All Government/ Purchase orders must be emailed to:, or

Note: Kindly ensure that the correct government/purchase orders forms are sent

How Do I Become a PsySSA Member or Renew my PsySSA Membership?

Click the “Membership” tab on the Home Page and select “Membership 2022”. Kindly refer to the Membership FAQ document

How do I find my Membership number?

Click the “Login” option on the top right corner of the Home Page

Once logged in, click on “Manage Account” on the top right corner of the webpage


Click on View Invoice – bottom right-hand corner:

Where do I send my proof of payment for Congress?

You may send your proof of payment to


How do I convert my quote to an invoice?

Contact Sue or Avril at Qinisa Events registration company on: Tel: 011-880-5202

Email address: Sue – or Avril –


How do I get a Visa or Invitation Letter?

An invitation letter is attached to your registration confirmation email. Contact Qinisa Events with a copy of your current passport. Email address: Sue – or Avril –


I have booked for the full congress but can only attend one day – do I get a refund?

Contact as per Cancellation and Refund policy on the website


How do I qualify for the Student rate?

 You first need to register and pay as a PsySSA Student member then upon completing the congress online registration process, you must upload your proof of student registration from your university for 2022. Kindly email


How do I get a payment receipt /proof of payment to claim from my institution/company?

This is sent to you as an email when your payment is allocated.

What should I do if I have not received any email communication after registering?

Please check your spam/junk folders as system generated emails sometimes do go to these mailboxes or contact Qinisa Events. You should receive your confirmation email within minutes of completing the online registration process. If you do not please contact Qinisa Events: Email address: Sue – or Avril –

How do I register a group and receive one invoice?

Each delegate must register individually for us to upload the individual delegate information. Once all delegates have registered, please contact Qinisa Events to request a combined invoice with the delegate names. Email address: Sue – or Avril –

If my paper/abstract has been accepted for presentation, do I need to register and pay for the congress?

Yes, all presenters are required to register for the congress via the online registration form and pay the applicable fee according to the timelines. You are able to register and pay for a one-day attendance for the day of your presentation.

Important Contact Details
  1. Qinisa Events (Registration Company)

Tel: 011-880-5202

Email: Sue – or Avril –

  1. Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA)

Tel: 011-486-3322


Important Congress Registration Dates
    1. Pre-booking – Registered and paid by: 31 May 2022
    2. Early bird – Registered and paid by: 31 July 2022
    3. Late or on-site – from 01 August 2022

    26th Annual PsySSA Congress Dates: 26 – 28 October 2022

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