New to Canada? Members who are on any of the Institute's registers and who are new to Canada are welcome to transfer their membership. The Institute does not permit its members to hold membership on more than one register.
Individuals seeking to transfer their membership to the Canadian Division are advised to request from their existing Division to provide the necessary information to affect such a transfer to the National Office by email: firstname.lastname@example.org once you are residing in Canada. There is a fee of $113.00 to cover the cost of record the transfer, we will contact you once your documentation has arrived from your current Division.
While no further examinations are necessary, in order to understand the Canadian systems, you may find it useful to review our study guides in Corporate Secretaryship, Corporate Law, and Corporate Governance. Visit our online bookstore for more information.
Leaving Canada? If you are leaving Canada, your membership may be transferred to an appropriate Division of the the Institute in which case you would have to resign your Canadian Division membership. On your instructions, the National Office would be happy to provide the necessary details to the Division to which you are transferring. There is no fee charged from the Canadian Division to transfer out.
If you choose to leave your registration in Canada, then your membership will remain administered by Chartered Secretaries Canada.
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