Membership

Membership Benefits

Current members of the CAFS will have access to the following benefits:

  • Reduced fees for Conference and Educational workshops, Praxis put on by CAFS

  • Bi-annual Newsletters

  • Voting Rights at the Annual General Meeting

  • CAFS members are entitled to and encouraged to access the CAFS Constitution and Bylaws

  • Network opportunities will be encouraged and provided

  • Continuing Educational (CE) credits/certificates for attendance and participation in educational activities

  • Opportunities to submit an article for publication in the newsletter



Membership of the CAFS is open to individuals over the age of 18 years who are currently undertaking relevant undergraduate or postgraduate qualification, are practitioners in any of the disciplines of Forensic Sciences, or are practitioners in an affiliated field of study or practice.

Membership is extended to retired practitioners who wish to remain engaged in the field.

Membership is by application and is subject to an annual subscription as agreed by the Executive Council.


Eligibility of applications will be assessed with set criteria and are approved by the Executive Council. All applicants must be willing to abide by the Constitution and By-Laws, agree to the CAFS Code of Conduct, and must maintain an active interest in the activities of the CAFS.

Membership is offered at four levels:

  • Student membership

  • Professional membership

  • Associate membership

  • Corporate-Affiliate membership