Have a question about Annual Renewal? Review our list of Frequently Asked Questions which covers everything from the Firm Information Update to Account Information and Fees.
Professional Liability Insurance
What is professional liability insurance?
Who is required to have Professional Liability Insurance?
How much coverage is required?
Can I align my insurance policy with AIBC's February 1 annual renewal cycle?
Do I need to submit evidence of my professional liability insurance to the AIBC? And if so, when?
Do I have to work with a B.C.-based insurance broker?
My firm has not had PLI coverage since February 1, 2019 (when mandatory PLI came into effect),
but has continued to practise architecture. Have I engaged in illegal practice?
What would happen if an architect or firm forgot or failed to remember to renew their insurance
during the term of their certificate of practice?
I’m an Architect AIBC who practices in a provincial/territorial jurisdiction that has required PLI
for years. Will my insurance policy transfer to B.C.?
What if liability for my architectural services as an independent consultant is covered by insurance
held by another party?
I can't login to my account.
I can't find my email notice.
My mailing or email address has changed.
What is the deadline for payment?
How can I make a payment?
What happens if I miss the deadline for payment on February 1?
Can someone else pay on my behalf?
Who sets the fees?
What if I am unable to pay my annual fee this year?
How can I have my annual fee waived for long-standing registration?
Change of Status
How do I resign/change my membership?
If I choose to resign my membership what is the procedure if I decide to return?
What if I don't see the Firm Update page after logging in?
I don't have my firm logon information. What do I do?
What happens if the size of our staff changes after this deadline?
What if my firm's information hasn't changed?
How can I change my firm name or structure?
Why is there a deadline?
How do I know if the firm update has been filed successfully?
For questions regarding the Firm Information Update, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions relating to registration, including resigning, or reinstating, please email email@example.com.
For any other questions regarding Annual Renewal, please contact the Registration & Licensing Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.