Fees

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

Annual Membership Fees
Application/Enrolment Fees
Examination Fees
Credential (competency) Assessment Process (CAP) Fees
Registration / Permit Fees
Reinstatement Fees
Financial Administration Fees
Abated Annual Membership Fees

*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.
Annual Membership Fees Fee GST Total
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
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
Limited Licence 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: The application for enrolled membership requires the submission of 2 fees at the time of application; the enrollment fee and the applicable membership fee.


        
          $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
Reclassification between ATC and ATE  85.00 4.25  89.25
Limited Licence Application 115.00 5.75 120.75
Limited Licence Interview 115.00 5.75 120.75
Limited Licence Technical Work Review 610.00 30.50 640.50
Visiting Professional Forester Application 115.00  5.75  120.75
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
Transferring Professional - Jurisprudence Exam 360.00 18.00 378.00
ATC / ATE Technical Exam 55.00 2.75 57.75
Credential (competency) Assessment Process (CAP) Fees Fee GST Total
ASFIT Members CFPFA* - CAP Initial Assessment (ASFIT) $500.00 $25.00 $525.00
CFPFA - CAP Targeted Reassessment (ASFIT) 200.00 10.00 210.00
CFPFA - CAP Complete Reassessment (ASFIT) 500.00 25.00 525.00
ASTFT Members ABCFP - CAP Full Assessment (ASTFT) 305.00 15.25 320.25
ABCFP - CAP Targeted Assessment (ASTFT) 105.00  5.25  110.25
ABCFP - CAP Reassessment (ASTFT) 105.00 5.25 110.25
* Canadian Federation of Professional Foresters Associations
Registration / 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 4 or more 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
Administrative Fee on Late Membership Renewal 55.00 2.75 57.75
Abated Annual Membership Fees* Fee GST Total
Fees for 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
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
Limited Licence 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 for 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
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
Limited Licence 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 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) $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
Trainee Forest Technologist (TFT) 107.35 5.37 112.72
Trainee Natural Resource Professional (TNRP) 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
Limited Licence 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