AIA Northern Virginia
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Membership Categories
The AIA is a three-tiered organization requiring membership for Architect and Associate members at the local (AIA Northern Virginia), state (AIA Virginia) and National levels. Local Chapter affiliation is assigned by the ZIP code of your business or home address. Unassigned Members, Allied Professional Members and Partners join AIA Northern Virginia at the local level only.

To join, select the appropriate membership category below, complete the application form and send it to the Chapter House. Architect and Associate members may also join online.

Architect Member (AIA)
Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for Architect membership.

Learn more | 2023 Dues | Renew your membership | Join online

Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)
Associate AIA membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria:
Learn more | 2023 Dues | Renew your membership | Join online | Recent Graduates

International Associate Member (Int'l Assoc. AIA)
Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority are eligible for International Associate membership.

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Unassigned Member
A member of another AIA Chapter may be an unassigned member of AIA Northern Virginia. Unassigned members enjoy all the benefits of Chapter membership, except voting, including access to all our publications and events, and participation in our Design Awards program.

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Partnership Program
We invite you to join AIA Northern Virginia as a Partner. This program offers firms and companies the opportunity to support the Chapter at our highest and most visible level. Personalized benefits are available to suit your needs. Three levels of Partnership are available.

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