Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Join as an International Professional or Student Member!

Become a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and join the largest network of professional and student planners in Canada.

International Students

If you’re studying planning outside of Canada and have a vested interest in Canadian planning, join as an International Student Member. For an annual fee, International Student Members can stay up-to-date on all things related to Canadian planning and access educational resources on-demand.

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American & Australian Professional Planners

International planners who are full members of the American Planning Association (APA) or Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) may apply to become an International Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and use the MCIP-I title. Benefits are the same as a Professional Member.

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International Professional Planners

Planners working outside of Canada are welcome to become CIP Public Subscribers. Find out more.

If you are practicing planning outside of Canada and are interested in becoming a registered Canadian planner, please refer to the Professional Standards Board website to begin your certification.

For more information on fees and the complete list of benefits, take a look at our CIP Benefits Chart.