Membership Categories

Individuals who meet the conditions as set out in CAPIC By-Laws section 2.3 can apply to become one of the following:


Registered Members

Voting members who are members in good standing of a body designated by the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, under the relevant section(s) of the IRPA or the Citizenship Act, as the regulator of immigration consultants or citizenship consultants;

Associate Members

Non-voting members who are authorized representatives or Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors, or persons who play a legitimate role in the immigration industry, such as agents and employees of authorized representatives, entities, and persons acting on the entities’ behalf, acting in accordance with an agreement or arrangement with Her Majesty in right of Canada per the relevant section(s) of the IRPA;

Student Members

Non-voting members who are enrolled in an educational program approved by the regulatory bodies (of authorized representatives) designated by the minister under the relevant sections of the IRPA as the regulator of immigration consultants;