Registration as an Architect - South Australia

Service summary

All persons intending to practice as Architects in South Australia will require Registration from the Architectural Practice Board of South Australia.

Companies and partnerships that intend to register as an architectural business must have a director who is registered as an architect.

Applicants who are registered in another Australian jurisdiction may apply for registration under mutual recognition legislation.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must have an approved academic qualification (the degree of Bachelor of Architecture from an approved institution in Australia or equivalent). Two years practical experience in architecture of which one year must be gained after graduation. Overseas experience may be recognised but a minimum of one year approved experience after graduation must be gained in Australia. At least 18 months should preferably be under the supervision of an architect, but this is not mandatory and a pass in the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia Architectural Practice Examination.

Duration

Annual (expires 30 June).

Fees

Application fee:

  • $140 natural person
  • $140 partnership
  • $140 company

Registration fee:

  • $325 natural person
  • $475 partnership
  • $475 company with up to 2 directors
  • $530 company with more than 2 directors

Administering agency

Architectural Practice Board of South Australia

Act(s) name

Architectural Practice Act 2009 (South Australia)

Contact details

Registrar


Operating address:
Level 10
431 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000

Phone:

0883732766

Fax:

0883726677
admin@archboardsa.org.au

Website:

http://www.archboardsa.org.au/ Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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