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Become member

Membership types and rates

Discover our AQIII membership options


$ 99
  • One (1) year membership to AQIII
  • REGULAR subscription benefits
  • Provide proof of full-time registration


$ 300
  • One (1) year membership to AQIII
  • Voting rights at the AGM
  • Access to all regular discounts and benefits
  • Access to the new Discord communication channel
  • Add VIP option (+$350)


$ 499
  • One (1) year membership to AQIII
  • Group insurance for your employees
  • Exclusive corporate discounts
  • Access to events at member rate
  • Voting rights at the AGM
  • Access to the members-only Discord communication channel
  • Add VIP option (+$350/employee)


$ 999
  • One (1) year membership to AQIII
  • Provincial incorporation
  • 30-Day Self-Employment Starter Guide
  • Video clips of start-up workshops
  • An Excel spreadsheet for bookkeeping
  • Industry profile
  • Digital toolbox
  • Standard contracts
  • Access to the new Discord communication channel
  • Add VIP option (+$350)

VIP Option

$ +350
  • An exclusive membership to Montreal's Saint-James Club
  • 650+tx including $300 regular membership and $350 VIP option
  • Partner benefits: VIP CLUB representative ($995+tx)

If you have any questions about VIP membership, you can reach us by phone at :
514 388-6147, poste 1

Eligibility requirements

Any person acting as a consultant or contractor (less than 20 employees) in a field related to information technology may become a regular member by applying to the corporation.

Important before joining

AQIII offers group insurance (health care, drugs and travel).

The member must subscribe to a prescritpion drug insurance plan if he is not already covered by a private plan.

Frequently asked questions

  • I am an immigrant/newcomer… :  You can be a member if you are a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen (you must be able to apply for and carry out ICT mandates). Work/Vacation Permits (WVP) are not sufficient.
  • I am a permanent employee… : even if you are currently employed by a company, you can apply for membership of the AQIII.
    • You will be able to benefit from the tools of the AQIII to find your first mandate ;
    • You can find additional contracts.
  • Concept of business and contractual intelligence : check your current employment contract to make sure there isn’t a clause in it that prevents you from carrying out parallel IT contracts. If in doubt, ask one of AQIII’s lawyers for help.
  • I am a student… : Are you currently a full-time student and under 30 years old? You have at least 1 year of experience in ICT in internships/contracts/employment (paid or unpaid)? You can apply for your AQIII membership at a special rate!

Good to know

  • Membership fees are tax deductible ;
  • When you refer a new member and they mention your name in their request (in the comments box), you receive a $25 credit on your next membership renewal ;
  • Requests for VIP option membership must be made at the office of AQIII ;
  • REGULAR, ESSENTIAL and STUDENT membership applications can be made quickly and efficiently online, 24 hours a day.

So you can quickly start benefiting from AQIII’s tools and services,
get seen and find your mandate ! 

Would you like to discover the benefits

As a member, you benefit from a range of services to support your growth in the IT industry.