Join AIA


AIA is a three-tiered organization.  Members join and maintain membership at all applicable levels - local, state and national.

 

We invite you to become a member today. Please select your membership category from among the following descriptions.

Architect Member (AIA)

Individuals licensed to practice architecture in a U.S. state or territory.

Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)
Assoc. AIA is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Recent graduate with a degree in architecture
  • Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure
  • Currently work under the supervision of an architect or hold a degree in architecture
  • Faculty member in a university program in architecture

International Associate Member (Int'l Assoc. AIA)
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority.

Emeritus Members
Qualifications based on AIA Bylaws

  • 2.311 Architect Members. Any Architect member may apply for Emeritus status who has been in good standing in the Institute for fifteen (15) successive years immediately prior to his or her application, and either (i) has attained the age of 70, and is retired from the profession of architecture, or (ii) is so incapacitated as to be unable to work in the profession.
  • 2.312 Associate Members. Any Associate member may apply for Emeritus status who has been in good standing in the Institute for fifteen successive years immediately prior to his or her application, and either (i) has attained the age of 70, and is retired from an occupation related to the profession of architecture or (ii) is so incapacitated as to be unable to work in an occupation related to the profession of architecture.
  • 2.313 Waiver by the Secretary. The Secretary, in exceptional circumstances and for adequate cause, may, on an individual basis, waive all or part of the period of good standing required for Emeritus status.
  • Click here for Emeritus Application

 


AIA MEMBER DUES    Note:  New member dues are prorated as follows: 1) First Quarter (January 1 - March 30) at 100%; 2) Second Quarter (April 1 - June 30) at 75%; 3) Third Quarter (July 1 - September 30) at 50%; and 4) Fourth Quarter (October 1 - December 31) at 100% with membership good through end of the following year.  Schedule applies to all three levels of membership.

 

DUES DEDUCTIBILITY   For federal income purposes, payments to the AIA and its state components are not deductible as charitable deductions but are generally deductible as trade or business expenses, except for the percentage expended on lobbying federal or state governments.


Please return your completed application along with your check made payable to:  

The American Institute of Architects
P.O. Box 64185
Baltimore, MD 21264-4185
Fax to 202-626-7547
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