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Membership Applications

BCSLA Application deadlines are January 31 and June 30 of each year. All BCSLA Applications are reviewed by the BCSLA Credentials Committee who make recommendations to the Board of Directors who have the final approval.

BCSLA Board of Examiners

Appearance before the BCSLA Board of Examiners is the last step towards licensure as a landscape architect in British Columbia and is essential to ensure that an individual has demonstrated sufficient knowledge, skill and ability to practice the profession while protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public.  >more information

Membership Application Forms

BCSLA Registered Landscape Architect

A Registered Landscape Architect is a person admitted into Membership of the Society in accordance with the requirements of the Bylaws and the Act, including qualification by education, examination and experience, payment of fees and annual fees when due, and compliance with the requirements of professional conduct and standards.

> Download Appendix A - Licensure Certification Form

All candidates applying for BCSLA Registered Landscape Architect membership by Reciprocal Registration or as a Senior Practitioner and is a licensed landscape architect in a regulatory body in Canada or the United States must have this form completed and returned to the BCSLA office directly from the candidate’s licensing/examination board(s).       

> Download Appendix B - International Candidate Form

Additional Application Procedures for International Candidates.  All international candidates applying for BCSLA Registered Landscape Architect membership must have this form completed and returned to the BCSLA office in addition to the BCSLA Registered Landscape Architect Application Form.  

> Download the Registered Landscape Architect Application Form 

 

BCSLA Landscape Architect

A Landscape Architect may be one who chooses to withdraw from active practice in the field of landscape architecture, but wishes to retain his/her professional status; or full-time employee in the public sector or private industry, working in primarily management, policy, administrative or co-coordinating roles; or a full-time faculty, lecturer or writer working primarily in teaching or research.

> Download the Landscape Architect Application Form

BCSLA Intern

An Intern is an Associate who has been accepted by the Board into the Admission Program for Membership in the Society, and on such acceptance the applicant is entitled to use the designation “BCSLA Intern”.

> Download the Intern Application Form

> Download the Qualified Mentor Confirmation Form

BCSLA Associate

An individual may apply for recognition as an Associate of the Society who:  has completed a degree in landscape architecture that is approved by the Board; or has been employed for six (6) years in the field of Landscape Architecture to the approval of the Board; or has an equivalent combination of degree and employment in an allied discipline.

> Download the Associate Application Form

BCSLA Student

An individual who is registered in an accredited post-secondary school Landscape Architecture program of study, may apply for recognition as an Associate of the Society, and upon acceptance by the Board and payment of all fees when due, the individual is entitled to use the designation “BCSLA Student”.  

On May 30, 2016 the BCSLA Board of Directors meeting the following Motion was carried: MOTION #4: It was moved and seconded to set the BCSLA annual student fees to $0.00.   CARRIED

 > Download the Student Application Form

BCSLA Affiliate

Any individual, organization, institution, or business with an affiliation to the Principles and Practice of landscape architecture may apply for recognition as a "BCSLA Affiliate".

> Download the Affiliate Application Form

BCSLA & CSLA Professional Dues – Fee Schedule

> Download the 2017 BCSLA Professional Dues – Fee Schedule

Project: VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre
Landscape Architect / Firm: Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Photo Credit: Brett Hitchins