Candidate & Student Membership


Candidate Membership

Those interested in pursuing the CRA or AACI designations through the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) must become candidate members of both AIC and NSREAA.

Candidate membership is open only to those individuals who either hold a university degree at the undergraduate level (or higher), or who have completed all but 10 outstanding requirements for the AACI, P.App designation.

Candidate members must be of legal age and have successfully completed the Foundations of Real Estate Appraisal course (BUSI 330) which is offered through distance education by the University of British Columbia.  Successful completion of the AIC one-day, online workshop “We Value Canada” is also required.

Upon completion of the above requirements, completed application forms for AIC and NSREAA must be submitted with all supporting documentation to the NSREAA office.  See “Application Forms” for the necessary forms for submission.

Questions may be directed to the NSREAA Executive Director (

Student Membership

Those who are enrolled full-time as a student in a recognized post-secondary institution OR who are enrolled in the AIC program of professional studies are eligible to become Student Members of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) and NSREAA.

Details are found on the student membership forms.