How much does AIA cost?


Architect $200 $85
New AIA member yr.1 $125 $125
Architect yr. 2 $135 $200
Newly Licensed yr.1 $150

Is it worth joining AIA?

It’s definitely been worth it for me. If you’re a new grad and can take advantage of the free membership deal, there’s really no reason not to join even if your local chapter isn’t as active.

What happens if you let your AIA membership lapse?

Lapsed membership Members whose membership lapses for nonpayment of dues in the current year may pay to activate their membership before the end of the current membership year. If they don’t pay their dues by December 31, they will have to be reinstated.

Are AIA dues Annual?

AIA membership runs from January to December. Members may join at any time during the year since AIA dues are prorated each quarter.

Are AIA membership dues tax deductible?

Tax deductible dues statement For state and federal income tax purposes, payments to the AIA and its components are generally deductible as trade or business expenses—except for the percentage spent on lobbying federal or state governments.

Are AIA dues tax deductible?

What is the difference between AIA and RA?

Architects can put the initials R.A. (Registered Architect) after their names, but it’s more common to see AIA (American Institute of Architects), meaning they’re a member of the national professional association for licensed architects.

How do I reinstate my AIA insurance policy?

You may reinstate your policy before the policy’s expiry date by visiting any AIA Customer Centres, subject to the following:

  1. (i) You are within the allowable age limits at the time of reinstatement;
  2. (ii) You have to produce evidence of insurability that is satisfactory to Us;

Who can be an AIA member?

AIA) Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria: Professional degree in architecture (recent graduate information) Currently work under the supervision of an architect. Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure.

How much is AIA membership?

Cost of AIA membership for a small firm An individual membership is $442 per year and costs $600 each year thereafter to renew. Adding your firm of 5 or less employees costs an additional $100 per year. So for a small firm (like ours) a typical non-introductory annual fee would be $700 per year.

How to become AIA member?

To Become A Member: To become a member of the American Institute of Architects please visit and click on Join AIA. AIA National processes national, state and local applications. To Become An Affiliate: Affiliate Membership dues are $160 per calendar year and entitle you to attend all functions of the Montgomery Chapter of the AIA.

What does AIA do for AIA members?

• AIA National: AIA National advances members’ common causes, helping to set standards, raise public awareness, and advocate nationally for architects. When you become an AIA member, you’re immediately connected to benefits at the local, state, and national levels. That’s a global community of nearly 300 chapters, giving you

How to join AIA?

Join by downloading the Affiliate Firm membership form here. Fill out the form and email to: Steve Riforgiato, membership manager, AIA Chicago. OR. Mail the form to: AIA Chicago c/o Steve Riforgiato, 35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60601