Registration as an Architect - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to use the title architect and offer any of the following types of services:

  • planning
  • strategic and land-use planning
  • urban design
  • provision of preliminary studies, design, models, drawings, specifications and technical documentation
  • coordination of technical documentation prepared by others as appropriate and without limitation (consulting engineers, landscape architects and other specialist consultants)
  • construction economics
  • contract administration
  • monitoring of construction and project management.

This registration allows you to become accredited as a building services provider under the Occupational Licensing Act. You will require accreditation under the Occupational Licensing Act as a building services provider if the building project costs $20 000 or more.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • have a recognised academic qualification architecture or a pass in the National Program of Assessment (NPrA)
  • have passed any other required oral or written examinations set by the Board
  • have completed at least 2 years of practical experience, one of which must be after passing examinations by the Board
  • provide any evidence that the Board requires
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



Twelve months.





Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Board of Architects of Tasmania

Act(s) name

Architects Act 1929 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Architects Regulations 2008 (Tasmania)

Contact details

General Enquiries, Registrar
Board of Architects of Tasmania

Operating address:
Level 2
94 Liverpool Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
Hobart, Tasmania 7001


03 6234 8188

Supporting information


The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.