Foreign Member

foreign member

Foreign Member

☑︎ Foreign Members are individuals who have recognized training and experience in the field of Psychology according to one of the requirements in Part 1 (Full Member) within the confines of (a), (b), and (c).
✓ Foreign Member enjoy similar position as Full Member. They can vote and be part of sub-committees and taskforces set up by PSIMA.
✓ Foreign Member cannot hold any positions as a council member.

Criteria (a):
✓ Has an undergraduate degree in the field of psychology or equivalent AND
✓ Has a postgraduate degree in the field of psychology

Criteria (b):
✓ Has an undergraduate degree other than in the field of psychology AND
✓ Has a postgraduate degree in the field of psychology AND
✓ Completed basic courses in psychology in the eight major fields of psychology

Criteria (c):
✓ Individuals who do not fulfill the above requirements may submit an appeal to the Bureau of Membership and Registration.
✓ Decision of the bureau is subjected to the established membership registration guidelines)

Steps to Apply for PSIMA Membership

Please ensure that the following documents are in order:

For Foreign Member applicants:-

  1. 2 referees who are PSIMA members (Applicants that do not have 2 referees can contact the Association for recommendations).
  2. Copies of Academic Qualifications in pdf or other digital format
  3. Completed the following online application form:

Fees and Payments

Payment can be made through direct deposit or online transaction PSIMA Bank. Details in the online form.memberships_fee.jpeg

The administrative team will take around 2 weeks to assess the application. Receipts will be issued and successful applicants will be assigned a membership number.

More Questions?

If you have further enquiries or questions regarding membership, please contact us via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thank you.

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