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1. What is a Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb) designation?

Please click here for a more complete description of the requirements can be found.

2. Are there prerequisites?

The applicant must be a member of the ADR Institute of Ontario™ (or any other regional association).

There are extensive training and experience requirements which you should review before applying.

3. Where do I get the C.Arb Application Form?

The C.Arb application form is linked below.

4. Is there a fee for the C.Arb application?

Yes, the Application Fee is $500.00 (plus HST). This covers the costs of administering the accreditation process. This is a one-time application fee.

5. Is there an ongoing cost?

There is an annual fee to maintain your C.Arb designation. The national organization bills you every year. You must also remain a member in good standing with the ADR Institute of Ontario™ 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:

ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc.
234 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 405
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4P 1K5
Attention: Coordinator, Membership & Accreditation Mena
416-487-4447 ext. 101

View Application Form: ADRIO_CArb_Application_Form_000