Online Application

It is strongly recommended that you consult and print the guide for online application.
Required time to complete your application depends on the mode of certification that applies to you:
No more than 2 hours for the candidates of the accredited programs and the registered architects before 1976 and 1992; and
Between 2 and 5 hours for candidates of non-accredited programs and RAIC Syllabus program.

Before you get started

1-For graduates of accredited programs by the CACB and the NAAB it is recommended to have handy the following information/documents: name of the program/diploma, years of studies and graduation, and transcript of your professional degree in Architecture.

The submission must include the following supporting documents:

  • Official transcripts or certified true copy of record of completed courses of the Bachelor and the Master degree;
  • Copy of the degree; and
  • Payment of the Assessment Fee (as per the Fee Schedule)

When you are ready, click below. You can always stop your application at any time and return to it later.

Online Application-Academic Certification
2-For graduates of the following programs:
• Programs of Canadian Schools of Architecture prior to the implementation of the Accreditation System in 1991;
• Programs of Foreign Schools of Architecture including the graduates of Canberra Accord Signatories since January 1, 2010; and
• Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Syllabus Program.
It is recommended to have handy the following information/documents:
– Name of the program/diploma;
– Years of studies and graduation;
– Transcript of your professional degree in Architecture;
– Official Course Calendar/ syllabus from the university including the description of the courses you have completed;
– Course names and Course numbers or codes;
– Course credits or semester hours;
– Year courses were taken; and
Length of the academic semester in terms of weeks.

The submission must include the following supporting documents:

  • Official transcript of the record of completed courses or certified true copy thereof;
  • Certified true copy of the official translation of the transcripts if the original documents are not in English or in French;
  • Certified true copy of all degrees;
  • Certified true copy of the official translation of degrees if the original documents are not in English or in French;
  • Official University Calendar describing the professional program in architecture or equivalent documentation (Course Syllabus). University calendar must be corresponding to the years of your studies. See here if we’ve got your Course Calendar;
  • Certified true copy of the official translation of the university calendar if the original document is not in English or in French. (Translation of the program in architecture only);
  • List of the academic design projects completed throughout the program in architecture, as well as a brief description of each project in a maximum of 4 pages;
  • Portfolio of academic design. Not mandatory, but it is recommended to submit one in order to expedite the assessment; and
  • Payment of the Assessment Fee (as per the Fee Schedule)

When you are ready, click below. You can always stop your application at any time and return to it later.

Online Application-Academic Certification