All India Occupational
Therapists' Association

Frequently Asked Questions

REGARDING AIOTA MEMBERSHIP

You can make the payment for AIOTA Life Membership via net banking using your credit card/debit card/using your UPI ID; costs Rupees 8500/- Membership registration and payment can be done only through online mode through AIOTA website (No DD /cheque/NEFT etc.)

In case you have lost your Life Membership Certificate or your ID card hard copy, you may send an email to [email protected] with the necessary documents (Life membership certificate copy and declaration letter stating that you have lost your certificate with your life membership number. Sending ACOT Certificate will not be valid.) . Soft copy of your certificate and ID card will be generated and you will be able to download the same from the AIOTA website using your login credentials that will be sent to your mail within 3 -7 days.
There is a fee of Rupees 800/- for the same.

In case you have lost your Life Membership Certificate or your ID card hard copy, you may send an email to [email protected] with the necessary documents (Life membership certificate copy and declaration letter stating that you have lost your certificate with your life membership number. Sending ACOT Certificate will not be valid.) . Soft copy of your certificate and ID card will be generated and you will be able to download the same from the AIOTA website using your login credentials that will be sent to your mail within 3 -7 days.

Once the payment for Life Membership is done, you will receive your login credentials for the AIOTA website in your mail (check your spam messages as well). It can take around 5-7 days. You can then log in to www.aiota.org using those credentials and download your certificates and ID card online.

You will be asked to upload the following: Internship completion certificate, University degree or provisional certificate, colour passport size photo and ID/Address proof.

AIOTA Life Membership will be only given to those who have taken the degree from AIOTA accredited colleges.

In case your payment is failed or in case of a multiple payment made by mistake, first you have to confirm with your bank. To verify from our end, we require 3-4 working days. In case you have made a double payment, you may contact [email protected] to avail the refund.

No, ACOT certificate will be issued only once.

AIOTA Life Membership will be only given to those who have taken the degree from AIOTA accredited colleges. The AIOTA life membership validity is 15 years. After 15 years, the membership has to be renewed. Membership registration and payment can be done only through online mode through AIOTA website(No DD /cheque/NEFT etc)

  1. Go to www.aiota.org and on the top of the page, click on "Apply Life Membership Online"
  2. You will be directed to "Life Membership Application Form".
  3. Fill the form using the necessary details and you will be asked to upload the following: Internship completion certificate, University degree or provisional certificate, colour passport size photo and ID/Address proof.
  4. Now you will be making the payment for the same via net banking using your credit card/debit card/using your UPI ID; costs Rupees 8500/-
  5. Once the payment is made, your Life Membership certificate, IOTR Certificate and ID card will be generated within 5-7 days(only soft copy). Once the payment is done, refund will not be made.
  6. You will receive your login credentials for the AIOTA website in your mail (check your spam messages as well).
  7. You can now log in to www.aiota.org using those credentials and download your certificates and ID card online.
  8. Hard copy of the certificates and ID card will not be sent.
  9. The overall registration process can take around 5-7 days.
  10. If you have any queries related to the registration process, send an email to [email protected]

Note: # In case you have lost your Life Membership Certificate or your ID card hard copy, you may send an email to [email protected] with the necessary documents(Life membership certificate copy and declaration letter stating that you have lost your certificate with your life membership number. Sending ACOT Certificate will not be valid.) . Soft copy of your certificate and ID card will be generated and you will be able to download the same from the AIOTA website using your login credentials that will be sent to your mail within 3 -7 days. No hard copy will be sent.
There is a fee of Rupees 800 for the same.

Payment disputes- In case your payment is failed or in case of a multiple payment made by mistake, first you have to confirm with your bank. To verify from our end, we require 3-4 working days. In case you have made a double payment, you may contact [email protected] to avail the refund.

REGARDING AIOTA MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

You can make the payment for AIOTA Membership Renewal via net banking using your credit card/debit card/using your UPI ID; costs Rupees 5500/-
Membership renewal and payment can be done only through online mode through AIOTA website (No DD /cheque/NEFT etc.)

If you renew your membership before it gets expired, the renewal fee is Rupees 5000/- . If the membership has expired already, then you will have to pay a fine of Rupees 500 in addition to the renewal fee, hence the total amount would be Rupees 5500/-

Once the payment for AIOTA Membership renewal is done, you will receive your login credentials for the AIOTA website in your mail (check your spam messages as well). It can take around 5-7 days. You can then log in to www.aiota.org using those credentials and download your certificates and ID card online.

You will be asked to upload your AIOTA Life Membership certificate copy and your passport size photograph.

In case your payment is failed or in case of a multiple payment made by mistake, first you have to confirm with your bank. To verify from our end, we require 3-4 working days.
In case you have made a double payment, you may contact [email protected] to avail the refund.

No, You will only get 15 years validity from your due year of membership renewal. Since the AIOTA membership renewal clause was introduced in the year 2011, those candidates who had taken their membership up to 1995 had to renew their membership in 2011. Those who had taken membership in the year 1996 had to renew in 2012; 1997 in 2013;…..2005 in 2021 and so on. From their due year of renewal, their 15 years validity will be counted.

The AIOTA life membership validity is 15 years. After 15 years, the membership has to be renewed. Membership renewal and payment can be done only through online mode through AIOTA website(No DD /cheque/NEFT etc)

  1. Go to www.aiota.org and on the top of the page, click on Membership Renewal Online.
  2. You will be then asked to upload your “AIOTA Membership certificate copy”. If you have lost your membership certificate, you may send a declaration letter regarding the same along with your Life Membership number to [email protected]
  3. Now you will be making the payment for the same via net banking using your credit card/debit card/using your UPI ID.
  4. If you renew your membership before it gets expired, the renewal fee is Rupees 5000/- . If the membership has expired already, then you will have to pay a fine of Rupees 500 in addition to the renewal fee, hence the total amount would be Rupees 5500/-
  5. Once the payment is made, your membership will be renewed and your Life Membership certificate and ID card will be generated within 5-7 days(only soft copy). Once the payment is done, refund will not be made.
  6. You will receive your login credentials for the AIOTA website in your mail (check your spam messages as well).
  7. You can now log in to www.aiota.org using those credentials and download your certificate and ID card online.
  8. Hard copy of the certificate and ID card will not be sent.
  9. The overall registration process can take around 5-7 days.
  10. If you have any queries related to the renewal process, send an email to [email protected]

Payment disputes-
In case your payment is failed or in case of a multiple payment made by mistake, first you have to confirm with your bank. To verify from our end, we require 3-4 working days.
In case you have made a double payment, you may contact [email protected] to avail the refund.

WFOT INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

AIOTA life members who wish to apply for WFOT Individual Membership can do it only through AIOTA.

Fees for the WFOT individual membership can be done only through DD in the name of All India Occupational Therapists’ Association(AIOTA) payable at Mumbai(For treasurer’s postal address, kindly refer AIOTA executive members list from the AIOTA website).

AIOTA applies WFOT Individual Membership for AIOTA Life Members once in a year. Those who wish to take the WFOT membership should make the necessary payment in the month of December.

You have to send your AIOTA Life Membership hard copy and requisition letter to honorary treasurer of AIOTA (For treasurer’s postal address, kindly refer AIOTA executive members list from the AIOTA website )

The amount for WFOT individual membership registration would vary each year. You can check out the AIOTA website( www.aiota.org) to confirm the amount . It will be displayed in the website in the month of December every year.

AIOTA will collectively apply for the WFOT individual membership in the month of January. It would take minimum 3 months for the membership to be activated.

There wont be any certificates or ID cards given by WFOT for individual membership.

For any further information regarding the same or for any delays in receiving the membership approval, please contact WFOT directly- [email protected]



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