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Loyalty/Discount Programs

The Appraisal Institute of Canada offers its Members the opportunity to purchase products and services from various suppliers at competitive prices. This includes designated Member seals, digital signatures, and group, home and automobile insurance.

Car Rentals

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Appraisal Institute of Canada Members can save up to 25% when making a reservation for a vehicle rental with AVIS.

Visit the AVIS website for details.





Appraisal Institute of Canada members can save up to 25% when making a reservation for a vehicle rental with Budget.

Visit the Budget website for details.




AIC members experiencing any difficulties with these car rental programs are asked to call 1-800-MEMBERS (800-636-2377) for an extra level of assistance in resolving any problems.



Appraisal Institute of Canada Members are eligible for free ground shipping and up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo’s entire line of PC products and accessories for the home and office! Visit www3.lenovo.com/ca/en/aic for details today.

Call: 1-888-315-7408, ext. 7075 (M-F: 9am-9pm EST, Sat: 9am-6pm EST)

Be sure to check the website often – special offers change frequently.

To learn more visit the Lenovo AIC member page.

AIC members experiencing any difficulties with this program are asked to call 1-800-MEMBERS (800-636-2377) for an extra level of assistance in resolving any problems.

Designated Member Seals

An official seal is available for use by Designated Members of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. The seal is 1 ½” in diameter and is issued with the members’ name, certificate number and has the Appraisal Institute of Canada/Institut Canadien des évaluateurs around the circumference. The cost is $89.89 ($79.55+$10.34) payable to the Appraisal Institute of Canada. The seal can be used on client letters, proposals, reports, quotes and everyday correspondence. While it is not mandatory to have and use a seal, it adds a professional touch to reports and correspondence. You must choose the position of the seal (left, right, bottom) which will determine how you wish the seal to appear on the page. For example:

  • Left – allows you add the seal along the left hand side (margin) of the page (top-middle-bottom)
  • Right – allows you add the seal along the right hand side (margin) of the page (top-middle-bottom)
  • Bottom – allows you to add seal along bottom (margin) of page (left-middle-right)

Please choose the position that will meet your needs, the position you choose and order will be permanent as the plate is not removable or modifiable. To order, please complete a Seal for Designation Order Form and return it with payment to the national office. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery.

Digital Signatures



Appraisers are increasingly using new technologies in their daily work and the documents they produce remain subject to high standards of reliability. Appraisers who wish to produce legally reliable digital document in compliance with AIC’s requirements, now converge to digitally sign their documents.

To this end, AIC has acquired a digital signature supplied by its sole provider, Notarius. Here is what appraisers must know and understand:

  • What is an electronic document? An electronic document is a document carried by electronic, logical and visual media.
  • What is a digital signature? It is the affixing of a digital signature certificate to an electronic document. 
  • What is a digital signature certificate? It is a computer artefact issued and cryptographically protected by a Certification Authority (Notarius) attesting to the veracity of the information declared in the certificate. This information may include:
    • Full name
    • AIC Membership number
    • Email address
    • Public Key
    • Validity period and the serial number of their certificate.

Through its partnership with AIC, Notarius issues digital signatures enabling an appraiser to digitally sign an electronic document that they finalize in an authentic, legally reliable and approved manner by AIC. 

Features and Benefits

The digital signature affixed to a document by an appraiser:

  • Guarantees the origin of the document. The origin of the document includes proof of the identity of the signer, signer AIC’s professional affiliation (at the time of the signature) as well as the date and time when the document’s finalization;
  • Ensures the integrity of the document (as well as it’s data contents), so that the document has not been altered since its completion;
  • Establishes the authenticity of the document. The authenticity implies that everything that is necessary to prove its origin and integrity is embedded in the document;
  • Ensures the longevity of the document. Longevity provides the ability to open, read, authenticate and preserve the reliability of a document over time, or any period exceeding about twelve years (rule of thumb).

How to obtain an AIC digital signature 
To obtain your digital signature, please visit the AIC’s page on Notarius’ website: https://notarius.com/AIC

For technical assistance, please contact Notarius Customer Support by phone : 1-855-505-7272 or by email : support@notarius.com

Group Insurance

The Appraisal Institute of Canada has appointed Sirius Benefit Plans to administer your AIC member group insurance plan. Sirius Benefit Plans is a national Third Party Administrator (TPA) and Third Party Payer (TPP). Sirius Benefit Plans offers comprehensive benefit options that members can access through their AIC membership. The links below provide the information you require to select your benefit program.

  • Once you have selected the benefits and completed the employee data sheet, email your request to info@siriusbenefits.ca for rating.
  • Contact Sirius Benefit Plans by phone at 800-663-8833 or 204-488-7600
Home & Auto Insurance

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Insurance that’s all about you


Why do our clients choose  The Personal? From beginning to end, it’s the exceptional customer experience.  

  • 80% of our auto claims are managed with our one call resolution process
  • Our clients recommend us for the fast response and the personal, courteous and professional service of our advisors in handling claims files and processes.*
  • Our clients recommend us by describing The Personal advisors as knowledgeable and courteous in answering questions, while offering fast and friendly service and good prices.*

Let us show you The Personal touch advantage:

  • Exclusive group rates
  • 24/7 emergency assistance
  • Lock in your group rates for up to 364 days in advance1
  • Online services


Savings  worth switching for:
As a member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada, you’re entitled to  savings on top of your exclusive group rates:

  • Security System Savings2: Save up to 15%
  • Claims-Free Savings3: Save up to 20%


Plus, enjoy:

Multi-Line Discount4: Insure  your home and car with us, you could save up to 5% on one or both policies 

Multi-Vehicle Discount5: Insure more than one vehicle and save up to 15% on each vehicle’s premium


The Personal touch advantage

Get a home or auto quote and compare!




The Personal refers to The Personal Insurance Company. Certain conditions, limitations and exclusions

may apply. Savings and discounts are subject to eligibility conditions, may vary by jurisdiction and may not

apply to all optional coverages. The terms and conditions of the coverages described are set out in the

insurance policy, which always prevails. Auto Insurance is not available in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and

British Columbia due to government-run plans.


† In Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia where the “one call resolution process” is available. The first call

is used to confirm coverage, liability and deductible. Applies to personal lines only. Figure is based on

combined results for the three provinces for 2015.

* The descriptions represent the most frequent positive words based on client experience survey results

from Feb 01, 2015 to Jan 20, 2016.

1 Rates are guaranteed for up to 364 days provided there are no changes to your underwriting information

from the time the policy is issued to its effective date.

2 You could save up to 15% if your home has a monitored fire alarm, burglar alarm and automatic

sprinkler system.

3 No claims submitted.

4 Multi-Line Discount available on both home and auto policies in NL, NS, NB, ON, AB, NU, NT, YT and

available on home policies in QC and PE.

5 Multi-Vehicle Discount is up to 15% in NB, ON, QC, NT, YT, NU and AB and up to 10% in NS, PE and NL.

Office Furniture & Supplies

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Appraisal Institute of Canada members are eligible for discounts up to 90% on a wide range of office supplies and furniture.

To get your discounts be sure to first submit your application  at this link.

To see the wide array of products available visit the Novexco website.

AIC members experiencing any difficulties with this program are asked to call 1-800-MEMBERS (800-636-2377) for an extra level of assistance in resolving any problems.






Make the most out of your AIC membership and take advantage of some of the most competitive rates available on shipping services with the UPS Members Benefit Program.

We’re excited to share this opportunity with you and enhance our members’ savings through UPS.

See how you’ll save:     

Download Savings Details here!


Small Package Services

  • 30% off shipments within Canada
  • 30% off shipments to the U.S.
  • 30% off shipments to worldwide destinations
  • 25% off imports into Canada

Freight Services

  • Savings start at 70% off heavyweight, LTL shipments

Also Included

  • 20% off brokerage entry preparation fees
  • Weekly Service Charge (Automatic Daily Pickup) — 100% waiver
  • UPS On-Call Pickup® service – 100% waiver
  • Freight Collect 3rd Party Surcharge – 100% discount
Plus, UPS is committed to providing value that goes beyond cost and on-time delivery. Customized solutions and reliable services for shipping, tracking and billing drive greater efficiency and streamline internal processes.

To enroll and start saving, visit www.membersbenefitprogram.com/AIC,

or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. –  6 p.m. ET


You can receive these discounts even if you already have a UPS account. It’s free to sign up and there are no minimum shipping requirements.




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Appraisal Institute of Canada Members qualify for special rates with West Unified Communications Services, the world’s largest conferencing service provider.

Receive exclusive rates on InterCall audio and web conferencing services.



  • Audio-conferencing – $.03/minute
  • Multi-Media – $.06/minute
  • Web conferencing – $.05/minute

Visit the West website to learn more.

AIC members experiencing any difficulties with this program are asked to call 1-800-MEMBERS (800-636-2377) for an extra level of assistance in resolving any problems.