Full Membership Applicants
For individuals (other than students and non-corporate members) applying for a full membership, please go to the Professional Standards Board website to begin the application process.
Full Members and Candidates may go on non-practicing status for up to one year at a time, subject to approval by their provincial association. Members must be in good standing and must fill out and submit the Leave From Active Membership Form.
Members in certain categories who permanently relocate to another Canadian province or territory may transfer their membership by completing a Transfer Form.
Secondary Affiliation Applicants
Members in good standing of other CIP affiliates may apply for secondary affiliation with API. Individuals wishing to apply to API must fill out and submit a Secondary Affiliation Form.
Current full regulated members in good standing who have retired from active planning work may apply for Retired Membership. Individuals must complete the Retired Membership Application Form.
Students applying for a student membership must fill out and submit a Student Application Form.
Individuals applying for a pre-candidate membership must fill out and submit a Pre-Candidate Application Form. Note: Acceptance as a Pre-Candidate member does not guarantee acceptance as a Candidate member.
Public Associate Applicants
Individuals applying for a public associate membership must fill out and submit a Public Associate Application Form.
f you would like to lodge a formal complaint against a member of API or one of the four Provincial Authorities in the Atlantic Provinces, please fill out the Complaint Form and submit as directed on the guide.
All forms can be scanned and e-mailed to email@example.com or sent via direct mail to the address below.
Atlantic Planners Institute, 53 Grafton Street, Suite 200, Charlottetown PE C1A 1K8