Membership Pathways

Professional Memberships

Membership LevelEligibilityPathway
Provisional

Have your academic qualifications recognised as a Provisional Member (PMAPI)

  • Must meet Academic requirements
  • Eligible to apply for Residential Property Valuer (RPV) Certification with 12 months full time (or equivalent) work experience in residential valuations

Direct Entry or Transfer from Connect or Student

Associate

Have your academic qualifications and experience recognised as an Associate Member (AAPI)

  • Must meet Academic requirements
  • Must have at least two years of full time (or equivalent) work experience in the property industry within the last four years
  • Eligible to apply for a range of Certifications

Direct Entry or Transfer from PMAPI, Connect or Student

Fellow

Be recognised as a leader in the industry (FAPI)

  • Must have held Associate Membership for a minimum of 10 years

Transfer from Associate

Life Fellow

Life Fellowship (LFAPI) is awarded to existing Fellow Members for their outstanding commitment, professionalism and contributions to the API and the property industry

Nomination

   

General Memberships

Membership Level

Eligibility

Pathway

Connect

Stay connected with the property industry, build your network and access resources, education and informaiton. Eligible to transfer to Provisional or Associate when academic and experience criteria are met.

Direct Entry

Student

Open to those studying full or part time. Eligible to transfer to Provisional or Associate when academic and experience criteria are met.

Direct Entry

Retired

For those who have retired from work but still want to stay connected.

Transfer Only

   

Additional Membership Options

For information on any of the below options please email membership@api.org.au

Membership Options

Eligibility

Pathway

Academic Rate

Open to current AAPI and FAPI members who are teaching full time at an Australian academic institution

Transfer Only

Deferred Membership (Parental Leave)

Open to current members taking parental leave. Readmission requirements will apply.

Transfer Only

Deferred Membership (Hardship Application)

Available by application to current members who are experiencing long-term health issues, taking long-term carer’s leave or who are experiencing financial hardship. Members may apply for a period of deferment and applications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Readmission requirements will apply.

Application Only

   

Membership Rates and Application Fees

Professional Memberships

Membership application fees are payable immediately. Annual membership fees are payable on a pro rata basis once your membership has been approved. Memberships will not be activated until the membership fee invoice has been paid.

General Memberships

Annual membership fees are payable on a pro rata basis at the time of application.

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