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The funeral industry has been playing a vital role in our nation and the economy, and it came to us that we should meet as active participants of the industry. Whereas the FUNERAL INDUSTRY PRACTITIONERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (FIPSA) was founded in 2018 to promote the issue of professionalism, confidentiality, accountability, compliance, networking and promote economic development amongst funeral practitioners.

Serve the interest of all our clients without prejudice all who need our services;

FIPSA shall be a juristic person with the rights to sue and be sued as a result, we as members of this association, pledge ourselves to serve our nation in our respective community where we operate, to conduct our business operations professionally, honourably, and respectfully.

VISION: To be an organization of choice for funeral services providers, protecting and developing, advice and representing our clients through CONSISTENT ACHIEVEMENT OF EXCELLENCE in every sphere of funeral services provision and client service.


  • To remain committed to quality service and strengthening the connection between our members and their clients.
  • To differentiate through superior service which adds value but remains affordable
  • To provide operational excellence,
  • to stay innovative in the application of funeral services and solutions
  • Enhance the excellence of people with our high-performance climate and culture to ensure superior sustainable business performance
  • promotes excellence within the funeral industry in partnership with relevant stakeholders and encourage economic growth amongst our members

Full Members

- Shall be in possession of all licences required by law. - Occupy premises from where activities of a permanent nature are carried out and Be capable of complying with those requirements regarding equipment and, services which may be deemed adequate by the Executive Committee.

Corporate Members

- Manufacturers or distributors of funeral requisites - Representatives or overseas or neighbouring states manufacturers or Distributors of funeral requisites - Their membership shall have to be renewed every year, with the approval of the of the committee.

Honorary Member

Honorary Member shall be elected by the Executive Committee and shall be: - Restricted to individuals who in the opinion of the committee, have rendered signal and valuable service to FIPSA and they shall enjoy all the privileges of ordinary members.


The administration of the affairs of the association shall vest in the following: NEC, PEC, and REC. The Secretary General shall be the custodian of administration in the organization. The NEC shall appoint full time personnel to co-ordinate issues of compliance and administration in the office of the secretary general


  1. To protect and defend as may be deemed expedient, the interest of funeral industry and oppose any measure which directly or indirectly impedes or hinders the progress and commercial development of the funeral industry.
  2. To uplift and maintain a high standard of the funeral services through training and development.
  3. To collect knowledge, skills, information and distribute these amongst members of the association and to that end, to acquire, print, subsidise or publish newspapers, books, periodicals or leaflets.

To promote bulk buying amongst members and also to encourage promoting local industry, i.e. manufacturing of coffins, wreaths and other related items.

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