Categories of Membership

The “type” of membership you have in the AIA depends on your licensure status and industry affiliation.
You are: Membership Type Application
Licensed to practice in the US Architect (AIA) Join (copy of current license required)
Associate membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria: professional degree in architecture; currently work under the supervision of an architect; currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure; or faculty member in a university program in architecture. Associate (Associate AIA) Join
Licensed to practice outside of the US International Associate (Int’l Assoc. AIA) Join