The South African Journal of Science is accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training of South Africa as it is indexed by the following collections: 

           Science Citation Index
           Science Citation Index Expanded
           Current Contents - Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
           Current Contents - Life Sciences
           Zoological Record
           BIOSIS Previews

The journal is also included in:

           Sabinet African Journals (previously SA ePublications)
           African Journal Archive (AJA)