The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)


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We are a service company that can help you file with the The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA). We are not associated with this nor any other government agency. We offer paid services and software to help you file. You are not required to purchase our service to file - you may file directly with this agency without using our service.


Contact Information

Phone: 780-432-0224
Fax: 780-439-1431

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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Alberta Architect Registration

Agency:The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
NCARB Certificate:Not required
Completion of CE/PDH:Not required
Fact Checked:3/3/21
Interview:Not required
NAAB-accredited degree:Not required
NCARB IDP:Not required
Additional Experience:Not required
State-specific exam:Not required

Initial Registration

Instructions:

See the instructions on this page for more information about the requirements for registration.

Agency Fee:

$372.75 registration fee + $1,023.75 annual dues ($511.88 if registering after July 1.)

Notes:

Email the association at intern@aaa.ab.ca for a copy of the application form.

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,023.75

Due:

Annually by December 15.

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Alberta Branch Office Registration

Agency:The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:3/3/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Corporation Permit to Practise or Firm License to Practise

Agency Fee:

$280 registration fee + $255 annual dues + $26.75 GST

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$255

Due:

Annually by December 15.

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Alberta Corporation Permit to Practise

Agency:The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Ownership Requirements:

For Architectural Corporations:

Majority (a minimum of 51%) ownership of corporations must be vested in:

  • One or more Alberta registered architects, or
  • One or more architect-held corporations, or
  • A combination of registered architects and architect-held corporations, or
  • Not less than 50% ownership of the above if any remaining voting shares is vested in either licensed interior
    designers or professional engineers, or both. (NOTE: if engineers will be beneficial shareholders, an application
    for a Joint Firm must be completed in lieu of this Corporation Permit to Practice Application), and
  • A majority of the directors and officers of the corporation are registered architects.

 

For Interior Design Corporations:

Majority (a minimum of 51%) ownership of corporations must be vested in:

  • One or more licensed interior designers, or
  • One or more licensed interior designer-held corporations, or
  • A combination of licensed interior designers and licensed interior designer-held corporations, or
  • Not less than 50% ownership of the above if any remaining voting shares is vested in registered architects, and
  • A majority of the directors and officers of the corporation are licensed interior designers.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:3/3/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Corporation Permit to Practise

Agency Fee:

$380 registration fee + $425 annual dues + $40.25 GST

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$425

Due:

Annually by December 15.

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Alberta Firm License to Practise

Agency:The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
Eligible Entity Types:
  • Partnerships
  • Sole Proprietorships
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Ownership Requirements:

For Architectural Firms:

Majority (a minimum of 51%) ownership of Firms must be vested in:

  • One or more Alberta registered architects, or
  • One or more architect-held firms, or
  • A combination of registered architects and architect-held firms, or
  • Not less than 50% ownership of the above if any remaining voting shares are vested in either licensed interior designers or professional engineers, or both. (NOTE: if engineers will be beneficial shareholders, an application
    for a Joint Firm must be complete in lieu of the Firm Licence to Practise Application)

 

For Interior Design Firms:

Majority (a minimum of 51%) ownership of firms must be vested in:

  • One or more licensed interior designers, or
  • One or more licensed interior designer-held firms, or
  • A combination of licensed interior designers and licensed interior designer-held firms, or
  • Not less than 50% ownership of the above if any remaining voting shares are vested in registered architects.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:3/3/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Firm License to Practise

Agency Fee:

$280 registration fee + $425 annual dues + $35.25 GST

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$425

Due:

Annually by December 15.

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Alberta Interior Designer License

Agency:The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:3/3/21

Initial Registration

Instructions:

See the instructions on this page for more information about the requirements for registration.

Agency Fee:

$372.75 registration fee + $1,023.75 annual dues ($511.88 if applying after July 1)

Notes:

Email intern@aaa.ab.ca for a copy of the application form.

Fact Checked:3/3/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,023.75

Due:

Annually by December 15.

Fact Checked:3/3/21

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