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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
a person registered as an architect in accordance with the Act.
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.
This registration remains in effect until the end of the financial year.
6 months or more
More than 1 month but less than 6 months
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.
This registration cannot be transferred.
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.
Minister for Housing and Public Works
Board of Architects of Queensland
Architects Act 2002 (Queensland)
Architects Regulations 2003 (Queensland)
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