How to change my address with my professional association?

Professional associations are organizations seeking to further the interests of individuals engaged in a particular profession, as well as promoting quality care. There exists many type of professional associations in various fields. If you are a member of a professional association, it is important to report a change of address when you move so that your address on file is accurate. To make it easier for you, we gathered in this article the biggest professional associations in each province and the details on how to make your change of address with them!

Canada

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Quebec

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Ontario

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British Colombia

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Alberta

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Manitoba

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Saskatchewan

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Nova Scotia

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New Brunswick

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British Colombia

Alberta

Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

CMA: Canadian Medical Association

The CMA is a national association of physicians advocating national health matters and driving positive change in health care.

To change your address with the CMA, you have two options:

  1. Complete an Online Request Form
  2. Contact the Member Services Centre at 888-855-2555
  • Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm (ET)

CSCE: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

The CSCE is an organization that works to maintain the standards of civil engineering practice in Canada and to enhance the image of the civil engineering profession to the public.

To change your address with the CSCE, you can do it online through your My CSCE account.

CDL: Canadian Defence Lawyers

The CDL is a professional association for Canadian civil defence lawyers that provides education, information and networking opportunities.

To change your address with the CDL, you can do it online through your Profile.

Advocis: The Financial Advisors Association of Canada

Advocis is a non-profit association that is responsible of setting standards for ethics and conduct by insurance agents.

To change your address with Advocis, you can do it online by logging in to your account.

CVMA: Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

The CVMA is a national organization that represents Canada’s veterinarians and advocates for veterinary medicine.

To change your address with the CVMA, you can do it online by logging in to your CVMA account.

CAGS: Canadian Association of General Surgeons

The CAGS is an organization that represents general surgeons in Canada and aims to improve patients’ lives.

To change your address with the CAGS, you can log in to your account in the Members’ Area.

CPA Canada: Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada

CPA Canada is the national organization that represents the Canadian accounting profession.

To change your address with CPA Canada, log in to MyAccount.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN QUEBEC

Bar of Quebec

The Bar of Quebec (in French, Barreau du Québec) is the provincial law society in Quebec.

To change your address with the Bar of Quebec, it depends on the date of your move.

  • From February 15th to April 1st: this is the time when people enrol in the Bar. So to make your change of address, you simply have to complete the registration form
  • The rest for the year: when it isn’t registration time, you can make your change of address by completing the change of contact details form online

Note that the Bar of Quebec’s website is only in French!

OIQ: Ordre des Ingenieurs du Quebec

The OIQ oversees the development of the engineering profession and ensures that engineers serve society correctly.

To change your address with the OIQ, you can do it two ways:

  1. Online by logging it your account. Make sure to have on hand your membership number, as well as your password.
  2. By sending a letter to the OIQ:

Windsor Station, Office 350
1100, avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
Montréal (Québec) H3B 2S2

We recommend you call the OIQ a couple of days after at 514 845-6141 to make sure your information is accurately updated.

OPQ: Ordre des Pharmaciens du Québec

The OPQ is responsible of protecting the public and ensuring the quality of the pharmaceutical services offered to the public.

To change your address with the OPQ, you have to log in to your online account. You can update various personal information on your account, such as your personal and professional contact details.

Note that the OPQ website is only in French!

Collège des médecins du Québec

The Collège des médecins du Québec is responsible for protecting the public by setting educational standards and promoting quality medical care.

To change your address with the Collège des médecins du Québec, you can log in to your online account, from which you’ll access the tab “My information” and update your address.

If you happen to forget your login information, you can contact the College by phone at 514 933-4441 or by email at cmqweb@cmq.org.

Ordre des architectes du Québec

The Ordre des architectes du Québec represents architects in the province of Québec and has more than 2,700 members.

To change your address with the Ordre des architectes du Québec, you can log in to your online account. To make a new account or log in to your existing account, you’ll need to have on hand your “numero de permis.”

Note that the Ordre des architectes du Québec’s website is only in French!

For more information on professional associations located in Québec, refer to this article.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN ONTARIO

APGO: The Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario

The AGPO is the governing organization for the practice of Geoscientists. It protects the public and encourages professional competence.

To change your address with the AGPO, you can log in to your Member account.

OAA: Ontario Association of Architects

The OAA is an organization responsible for registering and licensing architects in the province of Ontario.

To change your address with the OAA, you have to email the Association at officeoftheregistrar@oaa.on.ca.

OCT: The Ontario College of Teachers

The OCT is responsible of regulating the teaching profession and developing standards of the teaching practice.

To change your address with the OCT, you have two options:

  1. Online by logging in to your private account in the Members’ Area
  2. Contact the College

Client Services
Ontario College of Teachers
101 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON  M5S 0A1

Make sure to include your registration number and home telephone number and to include your signature if you decide to contact them by fax or mail.

The Ontario College of Trades

The Ontario College of Trades is an organization that governs all skilled trades in Ontario.

To change your address with the College, you can complete a Change of Address or Phone Number Request form.

ACPO: Association of Chemical Profession of Ontario

The ACPO is an organization responsible of maintaining high standards of competence and further the interests of the profession.

To change your address with the ACPO, you can log in to your online account.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

ASTTBC: The Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia

The ASTTBC is an independent organization responsible of certifying engineering/applied science technicians and technologists.

To change your address with the ASTTBC, you can log in to your online account.

AIBC: The Architectural Institute of British Columbia

The AIBC is an organization responsible of registering and licensing all architects in B.C.

To change your address with the AIBC, you can log in to your online account.

ABCLS: The Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors

The ABCLS is a non-profit organization that is responsible of setting educational requirements and regulating professional land surveyors in B.C.

To change your address with the ABCLS, you can log in to your online account.

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia is an organization responsible of regulating and licensing professional engineers and geoscientists in B.C.

To change your address with the Association, you can log in to your online account.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN ALBERTA

AAA: The Alberta Association of Architects

The AAA is an organization responsible for registering and licensing architects and licensed interior designers in Alberta.

To change your address with the AAA, you can log in to your online account.

APEGA: The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta

The APEGA is responsible of serving the public interest by regulating the practices of professional engineering and geoscience in Alberta.

To change your address with the APEGA, you can log in to the Member Self-Service Centre. Make sure you have your Member ID and account password on hand. If you have forgotten them, you can contact the APEGA:

ASET: The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta

The ASET, is a non-profit organization responsible of promoting the interests of the engineering and applied science in Alberta.

To change your address with the ASET, you have two options:

  1. Complete the Membership Status Change Form
  2. Log in to your online account

ACP: The Alberta College of Pharmacy

The ACP is an organization responsible of maintaining the quality of pharmacy practice in Alberta and developing pharmacy practice standards and guidelines.

To change your address with the ACP, you can log in to your online account.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN MANITOBA

CTTAM: The Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba

The CTTAM is an independent organization representing engineering/applied science technicians and technologists in Manitoba.

To change your address with the CTTAM, you need to contact the CTTAM:

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba is an organization that regulates the medical profession in Manitoba and promotes the safe delivery of quality medical care.

To change your address with the The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, you have to contact the College:

MAA: The Manitoba Association of Architects

The MAA regulates the practice of architecture in Manitoba.

To change your address with the ACP, you can log in to your online account

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN SASKATCHEWAN

APEGS: The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan

The APEGS regulates professional engineers and geoscientists in Saskatchewan.

To change your address with the ACP, you can log in to your online account.

SASTT: The Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists & Technicians

The SASTT is an organization that regulates and certifies Saskatchewan’s engineering/applied science technicians and technologists.

To change your address with the ACP, you can log in to your online account.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN NOVA SCOTIA

NSAA: The Nova Scotia Association of Architects

The NSAA is an organization responsible of regulating the practice of architecture in Nova Scotia

To change your address with the ACP, you can log in to your online account.

NSCP: Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists

The NSCP is responsible of regulating the practice of pharmacy in Nova Scotia

To change your address with the ACP, you can log in to your online account.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITH PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS IN NEW BRUNSWICK

AANB: The Architects’ Association of New Brunswick

The AANB is responsible of advancing and maintaining the standards of architecture in New Brunswick.

To change your address with the AANB, you can contact them:

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick

The College is responsible of licensing physicians and monitoring standards of medical practice.

To change your address with the College, you can contact them:

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