Registration of Architects in Queensland - Queensland

Service summary

You require this registration if you want to:

a) use the title 'architect' or 'registered architect' in Queensland
b) hold yourself out to be an architect
c) use the words 'architectural services', 'architectural design services' or 'architectural design' to advertise or otherwise promote services provided by you.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

Architect

a person registered as an architect in accordance with the Act.

Eligibility requirements


You must have:

  • a qualification recognised by the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AADA);
  • had at least two years architectural work and practice (at least one of which must have been in Australia and one post entitlement to receive the relevant academic qualification;
  • passed the AACA Architectural practice examination.

Duration

This registration remains in effect until the end of the financial year.

Fees

TypeAmountDescription
Application$191.40

Registration fee for a period of registration of more than 6 months

Application$95.70

Registration fee for a period of registration of more than 1 month but not more than 6 months

Application$247.95

Application fee

Application$95.45Registration fee (non-practising architect)
Renewal$191.40Annual registration fee
Renewal$95.45Annual registration fee (non-practising architect)

Application

You can obtain this registration by submitting to the Board a completed

  • Application for registration as an architect or
  • Application for registration pursuant to mutual recognition or
  • Application for restoration of registration.

Application forms and registration requirements can be obtained from the Board.


Transfer details

This registration cannot be transferred.


Additional information

Information on the next applicable Architectural practice examination and more details about registration is available from the Board's website.

Information on the competencies and requirements of the Architectural practice examination or for persons wishing to migrate to Australia and register as architects can obtain information from the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia.

Administering agency

Minister for Housing and Public Works
Board of Architects of Queensland

Act(s) name

Architects Act 2002 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Architects Regulations 2003 (Queensland)

Contact details

Minister for Housing and Public Works
Board of Architects of Queensland


Operating address:
Level 3
87 Wickham Terrace
Spring Hill, Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 316
Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Phone:

07 3069 2397
mail@boaq.qld.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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