Annual Fees

2022 Fees

Fiscal Year: December 1, 2021 to November 30, 2022

We charge the following 2022 registration and other administrative fees.

Annual Registration Fees
Application/Enrolment Fees
Examination Fees
Credential (competency) Assessment Process (CAP) Fees
Certificate / Permit Fees
Reinstatement Fees
Financial Administration Fees
Abated Annual Registration Fees
*New Applicants: If you are applying after March 1st, refer to the list of Abated Annual Registration Fees. Registration fees are reduced or abated for applications received after this date.

Annual Registration Fees Fee GST Total
Registered Professional Forester (RPF)
[includes practising RPF registrants and transferring forest professionals]
$593.20 29.66  $622.86 
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT)
[includes practising RFT registrants and transferring forest professionals]
557.91 27.90  585.81 
Natural Resource Professional (NRP)  557.91 27.90 585.81 
Forest Technician
[includes Accredited Timber Cruisers (ATC), Accredited Timber Evaluators (ATE), and Silvicultural Accredited Surveyors (SAS)]
 178.72 8.94 187.66
Affiliated Forest Professional  TBD TBD TBD
Limited Licence [increased membership fee]  614.85  30.74 645.59
Forester-in-Training (FIT) or Allied Science Forester-in-Training (ASFIT)  494.14 24.71 518.85
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT) or Allied Science Trainee Forest Technologist (ASTFT)  473.67 23.68 497.35
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP)  473.67 23.68  497.35
LOA  109.27  5.46 114.73
Retired Registrant  47.85  2.39  50.24
Application/Enrolment Fees Fee GST Total

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


        
          $1,000.00


          $50.00

        
          $1,050.00
Reduced fee for current RFT or NRP applying for enrolment in FIT, ASFIT, TFT, ASTFT, or TNRP program 500.00 25.00  525.00
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC), Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE), Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS) 115.00 5.75 120.75
Reduced fee for reclassification between ATC and ATE  85.00 4.25  89.25
Visiting Forest Professional 115.00  5.75 120.75
Transferring Forest Professional 505.00  25.25  530.25
Limited Licence - Application Fee 115.00 5.75 120.75
Limited Licence - Technical Work Review 610.00 30.50 640.50
Exam / Registration Fees Fee GST Total
Challenge Exam $170.00 $8.50 $178.50
Qualifying Exam 170.00 8.50 178.50
Transferring Forest Professional Registration Requirements Assessment 360.00 18.00 378.00
ATC / ATE Technical Exam 55.00 2.75 57.75
Limited Licence Exam 140.00  7.00  147.00
Credential (Core Competency) Assessment Process (CAP) Fees Fee GST Total
RPF Core Competency Requirement (ASFIT) See Forest Professional Regulators of Canada (FPRC)*
RFT Core Competency Requirement (ASTFT) ABCFP - CAP Full Assessment $305.00 15.25 $320.25
ABCFP - CAP Targeted Assessment 105.00  5.25  110.25
ABCFP - CAP Reassessment 105.00 5.25 110.25
Certificate / Permit Fees Fee GST Total
Limited Licence Permit $95.00 $4.75 $99.75
Replacement Certificate / Permit 60.00 3.00 63.00
Reinstatement Fees Fee GST Total
Reinstatement (away from active practice 3 or less years) $150.00 $7.50 $157.50
Reinstatement (away from active practice over 3 years) 300.00 15.00 315.00
Financial Administration Fees Fee GST Total
Monthly Fee Payment Administration $16.00 $0.80 $16.80
NSF Charge 35.00 1.75 36.75
Late Fee - Renewal / Payment of Registration Fee  75.00 3.75  78.75
Late Fee - Continuing Professional Development TBD  TBD TBD
Late Fee - Professional Conduct Audit  TBD  TBD TBD
Late Fee - Competence Audit TBD TBD TBD
Abated Annual Registration Fees* Fee GST Total
Fees for March 1 - May 31
Registered Professional Forester (RPF)  $444.90 22.25 $467.15
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT)  418.43 20.92 439.35
Natural Resource Professional (NRP)  418.43 20.92  439.35
Forester in Training (FIT)  370.61 18.53  389.14
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT)  355.25 17.76 373.01
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP)  355.25 17.76  373.01
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC)  134.04 6.70 140.74
Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE)  134.04 6.70 140.74
Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS)  134.04 6.70 140.74
Limited Licence (RPF and RFT)  461.14 23.06 484.20
Fees for June 1 - August 31*
Registered Professional Forester (RPF)  $296.60 14.83 $311.43
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT)  278.96 13.95 292.91
Natural Resource Professional (NRP)  278.96 13.95 292.91
Forester-in-Training (FIT)  247.07 12.35  259.42
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT)  236.84 11.84 248.68
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP)  236.84  11.84 248.68
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC)  89.36 4.47 93.83
Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE)  89.36 4.47 93.83
Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS)  89.36 4.47 93.83
Limited Licence (RPF and RFT)  307.43 15.37 322.80

Fees for 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)  $148.30 7.42 $155.72
Registered Forest Technologist (RFT)  139.48 6.97 146.45
Natural Resource Professional (NRP)  139.48 6.97 146.45
Forester-in-Training (FIT)  123.54 6.18 129.72
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT)  118.42 5.92  124.34
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP)  118.42 5.92  124.34
Accredited Timber Cruiser (ATC)  44.68  2.23 46.91
Accredited Timber Evaluator (ATE) 44.68  2.23 46.91
Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor (SAS) 44.68  2.23 46.91
Limited Licence (RPF and RFT)  153.71 7.69 161.40

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