New Applicant

New Applicant

A RPFANS Membership application requires:

  1. A completed membership application form
  2. A transcript of your post secondary education marks.
  3. An application fee of $25.00. (there is no HST)
  4. NOTE: A member of a similar association in another province, wishing to transfer, must provided a letter from their home association in which their membership status is described.

NOTE: If you are not a graduate of a forestry program which has been accredited by the Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board; please refer to the "Membership Requirements" tab of this website.

The Registrar will make every effort to respond to your application within 3 weeks of its receipt.  A  response to a full application will be sent by the registrar within 48hrs of receipt of application. It will take approximately 3 weeks to process the information provided. The registrar will remain in direct contact with the  applicant to provide status updates weekly regarding findings. If the applicant does not currently meet the Certification Requirements, further time will be required for the application to be assessed by the Canadian Assessment Process (CAP).  If you have any questions regarding CAP   please use this link on the Credential Assessment Process.

To submit your online membership application Click Here:

For contacting RPFANS by mail:

Registered Professional Foresters Association of Nova Scotia
P.O. Box 1031
Truro, NS B2N 5G9


Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1031
Truro, N.S., B2N 5G9

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