AIA active members and new members send their membership dues and application to the National AIA office - The American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006 (202) 626-7373/voice; (202) 626-7527/fax. You can also visit the National AIA web site for further information.

A new self-service web application has been released for members to update personal information online

All New and Renewing Members Pay the 2018 Dues


Member (Principal*)


Member (Non-Principal)




International Associate




*A Principal Member is a practicing architect, sole proprietor, or partner of a firm. If you maintain your firm, but contract work for another firm, you are still a Principal. Professors who accept architectural work are Principal Architects.

A Non Principal Member is an employee of someone else's firm.

New members on or after April 1, 2018 pay only 75% of the total 2017 dues amount.

  • New members on or after July 1, 2018 pay only 50% of the total 2017 dues amount.

  • New members on or after October 1, 2018 pay 100% of the total dues for the following year. However, they receive 15 months of membership for the price of 12.

These dues are specific to AIA Albuquerque. For information on AIA Santa Fe or AIA Southern dues, please contact those chapters directly. Contact information can be found by clicking on the following links: AIA Southern, AIA Santa Fe.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we’d like to invite you to consider becoming a member of The American Institute of Architects. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a non-profit professional organization consisting of about 60,000 members nationwide, with nearly 500 members in New Mexico alone. Becoming a member recognizes you as an individual committed to the highest standards within the profession. AIA New Mexico functions as the statewide representative and unifying body for our three local chapters (Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Southern). Architects who join AIA receive simultaneous membership at the National, State and Local Chapter levels.

In addition to all the excellent benefits offered by AIA National, members of AIA New Mexico also enjoy:

  • A 30% discount at AIA New Mexico’s full-service document distribution center

  • Annual Design Award Programs

  • First-rate, Affordable Continuing Education and Professional Development programs

  • Access to networking with allied industries and professionals

  • A strong community providing valuable social and professional contacts

  • The option to include yourself and/or your firm in our brand new Architectural Resource Center

  • Announcements and invitations to special programs and events

For more information, please contact us at 505/242.9800

2018 AIA Membership Applications & Forms

Architect Member (AIA)

Associate Member (Assoc. AIA)

Associate Member to Architect Member

Architect to Emeritus Application

Associate to Emeritus Application

2018 Emeritus Secretary Waiver Form

New Graduate Membership- NAAB

New Graduate Membership- Non NAAB

International Associate Member

Membership Transfer Form

AIA Dues Adjustment Form + FAQ

AIA Dues Adjustment Exceptional Circumstances

AIA Dues Installment Program Policies

3-6 Pymt Installments
(Oct - January)

Member Benefit Guide

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