**If Resigned in Good Standing or If Discontinued (for non payment of fees)**
Registrants who Resigned in Good Standing or who were set as Discontinued due to non-payment of fees, may return as a Registrant if it’s within three (3) years from the date of Resignation or when set as Discontinued. To accompany this form you will need to remit the practicing Registrant fee and all additional applicable fee(s) by completing the payment information section below. If your effective resignation date or discontinued date is beyond three (3) years from the date of leaving BCIA, a new registration application will need to be submitted under the current standards of the day.
NOTE: The Registrar may request a current resume, in addition to evidence of past PD activities and/or a current year PD learning plan.
All Registrants of the Institute, however and wherever they may practice, are bound by the Code of Ethics set out by the Institute and shall, as a condition of registration in the Institute, assent to and conform to the Code of Ethics as contained in Schedule A of the Bylaws (www.bcia.com)
Professional Development Obligations
The BC Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) is committed to Professional Development (PD) and Standards to assist registrants in maintaining professional knowledge, abilities and skills. Assurance of continuing competence through on-going professional development is critical in meeting the current issues involving the profession of agrology and the agrologists' responsibility to society. Registrants must be familiar with the guidelines and required PD hour minimums, including BCIA's recognized 38 areas of practice. Identified area(s) of practice are declared annually and registrants are expected to operate within those once accepted into the Institute.
Resigned Registrants are required to pay a reinstatement fee of $150.00 plus the registration fee for the year returning: $600.00* for PAg/TAg or $540.00* for AAg/ATAg. *May be prorated according to date of the return for Resigned Registrants ONLY: Full fees up to March 31, ¾ up to June 30, ½ up to September 30, and ¼ to December 31.
Discontinued Registrants are required to pay the full registration fee for the year returning: $600.00 for PAg/TAg or $540.00 for AAg/ATAg. PLUS: #1. Outstanding fee from year discontinued: $475.00 PAg/TAg or $415.00 AAg/ATAg (based on 2018-2021 fees) #2. Late fee from discontinued year: $150.00 #3. Reinstatement fee for the year returning: $250.00
Please choose an option for your payment below. Once the request for reinstatement is approved by the Registrar, the invoice will be created and payment can be made. An email processing receipt will be emailed to you, with the official receipt found in your BCIA profile once active. NO GST is applied.