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)
Licensed to practice outside of the US International Associate (Int’l Assoc. AIA) Join (copy of current license required)
Recent graduate with degree in architecture (check local chapter for dues) Associate (Associate AIA) Join (diploma or transcript required)
Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure Associate AIA Join (diploma or transcipt required)
Currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure Associate AIA Join
Currently work under the supervision of an architect or hold a degree in architecture Associate AIA Join
Faculty member in a university program in architecture Associate AIA Join online
Individual working in a field other than architecture Allied Contact Mardriss Nelson