Contract Documents

AIA contract documents are the one, depended on-source for design and construction  documents and have been for more than 115 years - the result of constant review and input by experts from all the professions and skill groups involved in the built environment. Created through the consensus of owners, architects, engineers, contractors, attorneys and others, with AIA as the steward, these comprehensive contracts and forms are widely recognized as the industry standard. 


Paper Documents

A limited number of AIA Paper Documents are available for purchase through AIA Charlotte. Call 704-369-2302 or email us to place orders using the order form and price list linked below. All orders are sent via UPS. 

Document Price List | Order Form


Documents on Demand

Now, AIA Documents-on-Demand allows you to access 106 AIA Contract Documents anytime, anywhere. Each document can be downloaded and printed once you complete the purchase process. Both MAC and PC users can use this service. Once you purchase the documents, you will be directed to a confirmation page to download the documents you purchased and the document instructions (if applicable). You will also receive a confirmation email with links to download the documents. Click here to access AIA Documents on Demand


Contract Document Software

As of December 31, 2017, AIA Contract Documents desktop software will be sunsetted and no longer supported. Starting in October and throughout 2017, customers will be asked to renew their license on the online service, ACD5.


Quick Links

History of Contract Documents
The American Institute of Architects publishes more than 120 contracts and administrative forms that are recognized throughout the design and construction industry as the benchmark documents for managing transactions and relationships involved in construction projects.

Tutorials on AIA Contract Documents software

Learn More About AIA Contract Documents
Revisions to the Documents; How the Documents are Organized

Document Synopses
For the most recent documents information, including descriptions, date of the latest edition, and any scheduled revision of the contract documents.