Architect Corporation Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a corporation that offers architectural services under the title of architect.

You will be responsible for ensuring all architectural work is done under the direct control and supervision of at least one registered architect, and that at least one registered architect has ultimate responsibility for the architectural work of the corporation.

The Board recommends that you clearly display your licence certificates and publish licence numbers on all correspondence and advertising.

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 licence you must:

  • satisfy the Board that you have acceptable rules governing your corporation's internal management
  • have directors who are acceptable to the Board
  • have in place a system that ensures architectural work is conducted under direct control and supervision of at least one registered architect
  • you have at least one responsible architect that is a director / employee of the corporation or be currently registered with the Board
  • have an insurance policy scheme in effect.

Your corporation must make sure all employed architects are registered.




30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $315.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $440.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $545.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Architects Act 2004 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Architects Regulations 2005 Western Australia

Administering agency

Architects Board of Western Australia

Contact details

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