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Memberships are for CPHR Nova Scotia only.
Memberships are not transferrable and non-refundable, however, CPHR holders may apply to have their CPHR recognized in another province (separate from membership). See CPHR Transfers for information.
Important Note When Paying by Credit Card: When applying for membership and paying by credit card, you must know the address of the credit card as it appears on the credit card statement or your bank will decline the transaction. This is a security feature for your protection.
Note January 2019: These member categories changed with the recent bylaw update. The Full category no longer exists. Current Full or Associate members with CPHR will be moved to the Chartered Category (will be completed as CPD reviews are complete, at it is a manual process). Current Full Members with no certification status, will move to Associate. Candidates (previously full or associate with Candidate Status) will move to Candidate. The student category remains the same. The changes to profiles should be updated by staff by the end of February, or once CPD reviews are complete in the case of CPHR profiles.
Membership dues are based on the membership year of September 1 to August 31 each year. Dues are not prorated however the amounts do vary for the period when first apply for (or reactivate) membership (see below).
Chartered Member Dues $475 plus HST (also applies to current CPHR holders wanting their CPHR recognized in our Association **)
Candidate Member Dues $400 plus HST
Associate Member Dues $325 plus HST per membership year
Student Member Dues (applies to students in full-time studies only, see above) $50 plus HST
Renewal Dues Not Paid by Aug 31st
Payment of membership renewal is due by Aug 31st each year. Payments received after Aug 31st will be subject to a $50 plus HST late fee and all access to member benefits cease until renewal is complete.
Members who do not renew within 60 days will be deemed to have not renewed.
CPHR Holders and Candidates: It is important to note that non-payment of dues by Aug 31st will impact the status of your CPHR (or Candidate status) as individuals with either status are required to keep all dues and fees current with the Association, which means paying dues by Aug 31st each year to remain in good standing. It is important to note that should your CPHR or candidate status be revoked for non-payment of dues, a CPHR status reactivation fee of $100 plus HST also applies, in addition to the late fee above.
Applications January 2, 2019 to May 2019 (covers dues to August 31, 2019)
Associate: $220 dues plus $50 application fee = $270 plus HST (for period ending Aug 31, 2019)
Chartered: $320 dues plus $50 application fee = $370 plus HST (for period ending Aug 31, 2019)
Candidates: $270 dues plus $50 application fee (for period ending Aug 31, 2019)
Student (full-time only): $50.00 dues plus HST (for period ending Aug 31, 2019)
Note: The next proration of dues for new member applications will be in June 2019 for applications from June 2019 to August 2019 . Applications during this time will cover dues to the end of August 31, 2019 plus a full year of member dues for Sept 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020. Otherwise, individuals would join then immediately have to renew as our renewal period is open at that time.
** The CPHR must be current with another provincial Human Resources Association (that is a member of CPHR Canada) at time of receipt of Mutual Recognition Request (prospective members must request the Mutual Recognition Information be provided by their existing association directly). (exceptions may apply to recognition)
If you hold the CPHR in another province that is a member of CPHR Canada, you must also initiate contact with that association to complete their Mutual Recognition Form which they then send to us with your certification information, in addition to applying for membership on this website.
A membership application (or reactivation fee) of $50 plus tax applies at time of application/reactivation. The application fee does not apply for student membership applications.