WELCOME TO THE CANADIAN ARCHITECTURAL CERTIFICATION BOARD

Your link to becoming a licensed architect in Canada.

STUDENT

If you are interested in the prestigious and creative career of Architecture, Canada offers accredited programs in Architecture across the country. Find out where you can study and about the process.

ARCHITECTURE GRADUATE

If you have or will soon graduate from your professional program and looking to be registered / licensed in Canada, you will need to start with getting the CACB Academic Certification before you move to Internship and Examination.

FOREIGN ARCHITECT

If you are a foreign licensed architect looking to be registered / licensed in Canada, you might be eligible for the alternative pathway to licensure in Canada.

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Since 1976, the CACB has been the first point of contact for graduates from professional programs in architecture in Canada and abroad, who plan to become licensed architects in Canada.

NEWS / NOTICES

CACB Research Committee Releases Phase 1 Report

The Canadian Architectural Certification Board’s Research Committee has released its Phase 1 report aimed at creating a foundation of data for future phases of research to engage more directly with the status of architectural education and the profession of architecture in a Canadian context.

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CACB Formally Commits to Climate Action

The Board of Directors at the Canadian Architectural Certification (CACB) recently signed an Equitable Climate Action Commitment formalizing the organization’s responsibility to address climate change mitigation and adaptation through timely and ethical climate planning and action. This commitment sets a course for this organizational priority, with carbon neutrality and equity as the primary outcomes.

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COVID-19: Operational updates

In response to COVID-19, The Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) has adopted a series of measures and actions to maintain its operations and to ensure its staff, volunteers, and partners’ safety.

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CANADIAN ARCHITECTURAL
CERTIFICATION BOARD

CONSEIL CANADIEN DE
CERTIFICATION EN ARCHITECTURE

1 Nicholas, Suite 710
Ottawa, Ontario K1N7B7
Phone: (613) 241-8399
Fax: (613) 241-7991