C.Arb frequently asked questions
1. What is a Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb.) designation?
The C. Arb. Or Chartered Arbitrator designation is Canada's only official designation for practising Arbitrators. Please click here for a more complete description of the requirements.
2. Are there prerequisites?
The applicant must be a member in good standing of an affiliate. There are extensive training and experience requirements which you should review before applying. The member must also provide proof of insurance in the amount of $1 million or apply for one of the exemptions. For a list of complete requirements, please click here.
4. Is there a fee for the C.Arb. application?
For information about application fees call your local affiliate.
5. Is there an ongoing cost?
The annual fee to maintain your C.Arb. designation is $150.00 (plus GST). The national organization bills you every year. You must also remain a member in good standing with your local affiliate to retain this designation.
6. How do I apply?
Forward your completed application form, and payment along with any attachments necessary to verify the courses you have taken and the work you have done (think of it as marketing yourself to the accreditation committee), to your local affiliate.