Fees

We charge the following annual membership fees and other administrative fees.

Annual Membership Fees
Application/Enrolment Fees
Examination Fees
Enrolled Member Professional Development Fees
Competency Assessment Fees
Registration / Permit Fees
Reinstatement / Reclassification Fees
Financial Administration Fees
Abated Annual Membership Fees

Annual Membership Fees Fee GST Total
*New Applicants: If you are applying after March 1st, refer to the list of Abated Annual Membership Fees. Membership fees are reduced or abated for applications received after this date.
Registered Professional Forester (RPF) $537.74 $26.89 $564.63
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) 505.75 25.29 531.04
Natural Resource Professional (NRP) 505.75 25.29 531.04
Forester in Training (FIT) 447.94 22.40 470.34
Forestry Pupil (FP) 493.35 24.67 518.02
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT) 429.38 21.47 450.85
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP) 429.38 21.47 450.85
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC) 162.01 8.10 170.11
Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE) 162.01 8.10 170.11
Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS) 162.01 8.10 170.11
Leave of Absence 99.06 4.95 104.01
Visiting Professional Forester 661.61 33.08 694.69
Transferring Professional Forester (Special Permit) 661.61 33.08 694.69
Limited Licence RPF 557.37 27.87 585.24
Limited Licence RFT 557.37 27.87 585.24
Retired Member 43.38 2.17 45.55
Life Member 0.00 0.00 0.00
Honorary Member 0.00 0.00 0.00
Transferring Forest Professional (RPF) 537.74 26.89 564.63
Transferring Forest Professional (RFT) 505.75 25.29 531.04
Application/Enrolment Fees Fee GST Total

Allied Science Forester in Training (ASFIT), Allied Science Trainee Forest Technologist (ASTFT), Forester in Training (FIT), Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT), Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP)

*Note: New applicants are subject to requirements of the new registration process, please read the Registration FAQs, specifically item #6 for more information.


        
          $1,000.00


          $50.00

        
          $1,050.00
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC), Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE), Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS) 115.00 5.75 120.75
Transferring Forest Professional (RPF and RFT) 505.00 25.25 530.25
Timber Cruiser's Log and Application forms (hard copy) 80.00 4.00 84.00
Timber Cruiser's Log for students (hard copy) 45.00 2.25 47.25
Limited Licence Application (RPF and RFT) 115.00 5.75 120.75
Limited Licence Interview (RPF and RFT) 115.00 5.75 120.75
Limited Licence Technical Work Review (RPF and RFT) 610.00 30.50 640.50
Exam Fees Fee GST Total
Challenge Exam $170.00 $8.50 $178.50
Qualifying Exam 170.00 8.50 178.50
Limited Licence Exam 140.00 7.00 147.00
RPF Registration Exam (sit-down) 182.50 9.13 191.63
RPF Registration Exam (take-home) 182.50 9.13 191.63
NRP Registration Exam 182.50 9.13 191.63
Jurisprudence Exam 360.00 18.00 378.00
RFT Registration Exam 360.00 18.00 378.00
ATC / ATE Practice Exam 55.00 2.75 57.75
Enrolled Member Professional Development Fees*
* Only available for enrolled members during the first 24 months of their articling period.
Professional Reliance: Is It Working? How It Should Work Workshop $50.00 $2.50 $52.50
Professional Ethics and Obligations Workshop 100.00 5.00 105.00
Competency Assessment Fees Fee GST Total
Initial Assessment (ASFIT) $500.00 $25.00 $525.00
Targeted Reassessment  (ASFIT) 200.00 10.00 210.00
Complete Reassessment (ASFIT) 500.00 25.00 525.00
Initial Assessment (ASTFT) 305.00 15.25 320.25
Reassessment (ASTFT) 105.00 5.25 110.25
Registration / Permit Fees Fee GST Total
Limited Licence Permit $95.00 $4.75 $99.75
Registration 95.00 4.75 99.75
Replacement Certificate / Permit 60.00 3.00 63.00
Reinstatement / Reclassification Fees Fee GST Total
Reinstatement to Enrolled Status (away from practice less than three consecutive years ) $150.00 $7.50 $157.50
Reinstatement to Enrolled Status (away from practice more than three consecutive years ) 300.00 15.00 315.00
Reinstatement to Registered Status (away from practice less than three consecutive years ) 150.00 7.50 157.50
Reinstatement to Registered Status (away from practice more than three consecutive years ) 300.00 15.00 315.00
Reclassification between ATC and ATE 85.00 4.25 89.25
Financial Administration Fees Fee GST Total
Monthly Fee Payment Administration $16.00 $0.80 $16.80
NSF Charge 35.00 1.75 36.75
Administrative Fee on Late Membership Renewal 55.00 2.75 57.75
Abated Annual Membership Fees* Fee GST Total
Fees paid between March 1 - May 31
Registered Professional Forester (RPF) $403.31 $20.17 $423.48
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) 379.31 18.97 398.28
Natural Resource Professional (NRP) 379.31 18.97 398.28
Forester in Training (FIT) 335.96 16.80 352.76
Forestry Pupil (FP) 370.01 18.50 388.51
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT) 322.04 16.10 338.14
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP) 322.04 16.10 338.14
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC) 121.51 6.08 127.59
Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE) 121.51 6.08 127.59
Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS) 121.51 6.08 127.59
Visiting Professional Forester 496.21 24.81 521.02
Transferring Professional Forester (Special Permit) 496.21 24.81 521.02
Limited Licence RPF 418.03 20.90 438.93
Limited Licence RFT 418.03 20.90 438.93
Transferring Forest Professional (RPF) 403.30 20.17 423.47
Transferring Forest Professional (RFT) 379.32 18.97 398.29
Fees paid between June 1 - August 31*
Registered Professional Forester (RPF) $268.87 $13.44 $282.31
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) 252.88 12.64 265.52
Natural Resource Professional (NRP) 252.88 12.64 265.52
Forester-in-Training (FIT) 223.97 11.20 235.17
Forestry Pupil (FP) 246.68 12.33 259.01
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT) 214.69 10.73 225.42
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP) 214.69 10.73 225.42
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC) 81.01 4.05 85.06
Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE) 81.01 4.05 85.06
Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS) 81.01 4.05 85.06
Visiting Professional Forester 330.81 16.54 347.35
Transferring Professional Forester (Special Permit) 330.81 16.54 347.35
Limited Licence RPF 278.69 13.93 292.62
Limited Licence RFT 278.69 13.93 292.62
Transferring Forest Professional (RPF) 268.87 13.44 282.31
Transferring Forest Professional (RFT) 252.88 12.64 265.52

Fees paid between September - November 30*

*Note: Because the ABCFP's fiscal year runs from December 1 to November 30, if your application is approved in September, October or November, you should be aware that you will receive a membership renewal notice for the following year's fees shortly after receiving your welcome letter.
Registered Professional Forester (RPF) $134.44 $6.72 $141.16
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) 126.44 6.32 132.76
Natural Resource Professional (NRP) 126.44 6.32 132.76
Forester-in-Training (FIT) 111.99 5.60 117.59
Forestry Pupil (FP) 123.34 6.17 129.51
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT) 107.35 5.37 112.72
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (T-NRP) 107.35 5.37 112.72
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC) 40.50 2.03 42.53
Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE) 40.50 2.03 42.53
Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS) 40.50 2.03 42.53
Visiting Professional Forester 165.40 8.27 173.67
Transferring Professional Forester (Special Permit) 165.40 8.27 173.67
Limited Licence RPF 139.34 6.97 146.31
Limited Licence RFT 139.34 6.97 146.31
Transferring Forest Professional (RPF) 134.43 6.72 141.15
Transferring Forest Professional (RFT) 126.44 6.32 132.76