Registration as an Architect - South Australia


You will need to register to practice as an architect in South Australia.

You will be entitled to provide architectural services in South Australia and to use the term 'Architect' and its derivatives as part of your practice.

You can register under one of the following categories:

  • practising
  • non-practising
  • architectural business
  • limited (by location, supervision requirements, time etc.).

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 will need to have completed an approved course and have passed the Architectural Practice Examination.

If you are registering as a practising architect, you will need to hold professional indemnity insurance.

If you are registering as a partnership or company, you must have a director who is registered as an architect.

If you are registered in another Australian state or territory, you may apply for mutual recognition.


Annual (renew before 30 June each year)


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fees can be found in the attached document.

Other resources

Administering agency

Architectural Practice Board of South Australia

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.