Independent Travel Agent Membership Criteria

Effective November 15, 2021.

Please carefully read the membership criteria below as it was recently updated. For 2022, if an Independent Travel Agent meets ANY of the following criteria, they would qualify for ACTA Membership.

  1. You earned a minimum of $5,000 CAD income in 2019 and/or 2020. ITA’s are required to provide ACTA with supporting documentation from their host agency or via official government documentation (e.g. T4A form) and abide by ACTA's Code of Ethics.
  2. You are a recent graduate (2019, 2020, 2021) from an ACTA endorsed Travel and Tourism College.
  3. You are a recent graduate of ACTA’s Travel Agent Essentials online course or Certified Travel Counsellor Program (CTC), and abide by ACTA's Code of Ethics.
  4. You are working with an ACTA member travel agency or host agency and have completed their entry level training program which meets the minimum education standards for travel agent training. ITA’s are required to provide ACTA with supporting documentation from their host agency and abide by ACTA's Code of Ethics 

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