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.
(complete Emeritus Upgrade section)
Emeritus membership is available to any architect or associate member who has been a member of the AIA for 15 successive years and is either 70 years of age, or 60 years of age and fully retired, or is incapacitated and unable to work in the architecture profession. Emeritus members receive similar benefits as architect and associate members but will now have an emeritus status, without the customary membership fees.
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