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.
New Payment Process (for 2022 Annual Renewal)
Where do I find my invoice?
Where is my Invoice Number and Account Number?
How do I pay my fees this year? Do I have to use PayPal?
Can I pay my fees on the new Registrant Portal?
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?
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?
When do I need to submit evidence of my professional liability insurance to the AIBC?
Will I be able to renew my firm’s Certificate Of Practice if my PLI coverage has expired by February 1?
Do I have to work with a B.C.-based insurance broker?
What if I forgot to renew my firm's Professional Liability Insurance during the period it held a 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?
What if my firm's information hasn't changed?
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?
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?
What happens if I miss the deadline to complete the Firm Information Update?
For questions regarding the Firm Information Update, please email email@example.com.
For questions relating to registration, including resigning, or reinstating, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any other questions regarding Annual Renewal, please contact the Registration & Licensing Department at email@example.com.
For notification of e-Transfer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.