Internationally Trained Professionals (ITP)

Internationally trained professionals who are licensed as architects outside of Canada may pursue the various pathways toward licensure as an architect in Ontario.

Such pathways include:

If you have any questions, email the Office of the Registrar. You are reminded that you may not use the professional title “Architect” in Ontario unless you are licensed by the OAA.


International Agreements:

Kim Wray
Administrator, Licence
t: 416.449.6898 Ext:201


Lashmi Ollivierre, Administrator, Internship in Architecture Program (IAP)
t: 416.449.6898 Ext.204

Catherine Reyes, Administrative Assistant, Internship in Architecture Program (IAP)
t: 416.449.6898 Ext.205



The Canadian Architectural Certification Board
1508-1 Nicholas St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B7 Canada
t: 613.241.8399
f: 613.241.7991

Broadly Experienced Foreign Architects Program

The OAA does not test language proficiency. For those interested,
Enhanced Language training for those in the field of architecture is available.