Architect membership is open to individuals with an architectural license from a US licensing authority.
Join us today
All AIA members who want to join or renew will do so directly with AIA National (links below). AIA is a three-tiered organization and to become a member, you must join all levels; Local, State, & National.
2019 AIA Membership Rates
| Membership Category:
| Total Dues s
| Architect (Licensed)
| Newly License Architect - Year 3*
| Newly License Architect - Year 2*
| Newly License Architect - Year 1*
* Newly Licensed Architect Graduated Dues Program: Architect members attaining their initial license will be included in a program that phases in their national Architect dues over a three-year period. You must be a current Associate member renewing as an Architect for the first time. Read more.
Joining Later in the Year? New members joining April 1-June 30 receives a 25% discount on above stated rates. Join between July 1-September 30 for a 50% discount. On October 1 our 15 for 12 campaign starts where you can join for 15 months for our 12 months rate.
Free A'19 registration! New members may be eligible for complimentary registration for the A’19 Conference on Architecture 2019 from June 6-8, 2019 in Las Vegas. Restrictions apply. Learn more >
When you join us you will let your clients, peers and employers know about your commitment to the profession and a code of ethics that comes with the official AIA designation.
You will also stay informed with a monthly subscription to ARCHITECT magazine and AIArchitect and our AIA Honolulu's weekly e-newsletter the Island Architect Weekly.
In addition, you enjoy discounts on AIA Contract Documents, Online Continuing Educations through AIAU, specialized resources through the AIA Trust to protect your business, MasterSpec™, AIA Conference on Architecture and many more AIA products.
As an Architect member you’ll join a network of over 94,000 architecture professionals worldwide. That means new contacts, opportunities, skills and influence through networking, continuing education, mentoring and leadership opportunities.
You can also join or start an AIA Knowledge Community to connect with others who share your passion and commitment to the profession. Celebrate design with AIA’s 30+ award programs that recognize architectural accomplishments and professional achievements. Make a difference by advocating for architects as a part of the AIA Legislative Action Network.
Meet your continuing education requirements with the help of AIAU—your online destination for curated continuing education. Plus, enjoy automatic updates to your free AIA member transcript.
Share your knowledge and take advantage of mentoring and leadership opportunities on a local, state, national or international committee in a broad range of areas.
As a member, take advantage of exclusive insurance, financial planning and practice tools through the AIA Trust. All of these resources have been developed specifically for small firms and sole practitioners.
Shape your strategies with AIA research and market intelligence including the bi-annual AIA Compensation Report, Firm Best Practices, Client Insights and much more. These resources have been developed by members for members.
Learn more about Membership benefits
Download a Membership Application