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Renewals

THE DEADLINE FOR ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS IS MARCH 31. Reminders are sent to all members in January.  Please note that renewal documents are no longer delivered by mail. All necessary documents and forms can be found on this webpage.

MANDATORY CPD

Professional Development is now mandatory in the Northwest Territories. Members are required to fulfill a minimum of twelve (12) hours of Professional Development, with at least two (2) hours focused on Legal Ethics and Practice, and to submit aCPD Report & Plan at the time of their membership renewal.

For more information, see Professional Development on this site.

ACTIVE (PRACTISING) MEMBERS

DOWNLOAD THE RENEWAL PACKAGE FOR ACTIVE MEMBERS

Please read the following two notices to all members:

The following forms are required as part of your renewal as an active member:

NOTE: Members with trust accounts in the Northwest Territories are required to complete a Form 2.4 - Certificates of Member and Accountant by September 1st of each year. (Instructions for Accountants are available.)

INACTIVE (NON-PRACTICING) MEMBERS

DOWNLOAD THE RENEWAL PACKAGE FOR INACTIVE MEMBERS

Please read the following two notices to all members:

The following forms are required as part of your renewal as an active or inactive member:

RAC RENEWALS

Lawyers holding a Restricted Access Certficate will receive an email notifying the member that the Certificate is approaching expiry, as well as the forms required to renew the Certificate.  It must be renewed prior to the anniversary of the day it was granted.   To renew, the following must be provided:

  • a current certificate from each provincial or territorial law society or comparable body of which the applicant is a member dated not earlier than 45 days before the expiry date of the original Certificate
  • payment of the renewal fee of $325.50 (GST Included). Download the RAC Payment Authorization Form here.
  • payment of the insurance levy, or if the member is exempt under subrule 119(4), proof that he or she is either (i) covered by errors and omissions insurance as required by paragraph (2)(e), or (ii) exempt under paragraph 119(4)(b). Download the Insurance Exemption Certificate here.