Types of NSAA Membership

There are several levels of membership in the NSAA, depending on where in your career you are. If you're unsure of what type of membership is right for you read through the descriptions below.

Student Member

Are you a student pursuing a post-secondary education in architecture?

Cost: No Fee

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Intern Architect

Are you a graduate of a post-secondary education in architecture, and interested in beginning the process to become a Licensed Architect?

Cost: *$170.00 +HST

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Licensed Architect

This application is for:

  • An Intern Architect who has completed all requirements of the Internship in Architecture Program and is now ready to apply for Licensed Architect membership.
  • An Architect registered in another Canadian jurisdiction, intending to practice architecture in Nova Scotia.
  • An Architect registered in the United States of America, intending to practice architecture in Nova Scotia.
  • An Architect registered outside of North America, intending to practice architecture in Nova Scotia.
  • An Architect registered outside of Canada, intending to immigrate to Nova Scotia (or a new immigrant in Nova Scotia) and practice architecture?

Application: $280 + HST

Cost: * $895 +HST

Cost (Temporary License): * $2,775 +HST

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Retirement or Reclassification

Are you an Architect registered in Nova Scotia, intending to reclassify your membership or retire from the practice of architecture?

Cost (Retired Architect): * $60.00 +HST

Cost (Associate Member): * $450.00 +HST

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* Dues for new applicants applying for Licensed Architect or Intern Architect membership are quarterly prorated upon approval of the membership. *