Equivalent Membership in an
Equivalent Organization

Persons who are certified full members (or equivalent) in an organization equivalent to the OALA and recognized by the OALA are eligible to apply for full membership. These organizations are:

  • Member components of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) or
  • Member boards of the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB).

    For admission to full membership candidates will:

    1. Submit a completed application with the required documentation and fees as outlined in the application form;
    2. Provide written verification from the relevant professional body that they are a full member or equivalent in good standing;
    3. Have the endorsement of two OALA members OR provide CLARB certification and the endorsement of one full member from their member Board;
    4. Appear before the Examining Board for an assessment review;
    5. Complete the independant study course on Ontario legislation and professional practice;
    6. Pass a minimum of three sections of the LARE (if not previously completed.)

    Candidates who meet these admission requirements will be accepted as full members of the Association.