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Application for Intern Architect

Instructions to complete intern architect application

Please Note: The following application is for individuals who are applying to become an Intern Architect in order to enroll in the Internship in Architecture Program and become a licensed architect. For this application to be processed you must:

  • Complete this application in full
  • Upload all required documents (see document list below)
  • Pay all applicable fees
All correspondence from NSAA will be sent via email. You must use an email address that you monitor regularly when registering with the Association. Please add to your safe senders list.

Required Documents

Copies of these documents are required to be attached to the application. You will be prompted to upload these documents so please have them ready as a PDF or JPG on your desktop.

  • Copy of Birth certificate or other identification documents such as passport. OR copy of proof of Canadian Citizenship or the ability to work in Canada.
  • A certified copy of architectural degrees or diplomas and copies of post-graduate level certificates relating to the practice of architecture (In the case of new graduates, a letter confirming graduation may suffice temporarily until degree certification from the Canadian Architectural Certification Board is received)
  • Evidence of certification (Copy of CACB Certificate)
  • If you are applying from outside of Nova Scotia:
    • you must provide written confirmation of successful completion of examinations to date (See Section C), and
    • have any prior experience approved by another jurisdiction or examination documentation forwarded to the NSAA directly from that jurisdiction.
  • Completed Mentor Confirmation
  • Completed Employer Confirmation

The NSAA will accept applications and supporting doccumentation by mail.

Please note that this will lengthen the time to process the application. You will be responsible to create a NSAA member profile to verify and keep your information current.


Mentor and Employer Forms can be downloaded here