Architect Corporation Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a corporation that offers architectural services under the title of architect. It is an offence to advertise architectural services or imply architectural services within a firm unless it is a licensed architectural corporation.

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.

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 licence you must:

  • satisfy the Agency that you have acceptable rules governing your corporation's internal management
  • have directors who have been approved by the Agency
  • have in place a system that ensures architectural work is conducted under direct control and supervision or a registered person who is an officer or employee of the corporation
  • have an insurance policy scheme in effect
  • submit the relevant application form
  • pay the relevant fees.

Your corporation must make sure all employed architects are registered with the Agency. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




Licences expire on 30 June of each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $255.00
Apply Licence All $355.00
Renew Renewal All $445.65

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Architects Board of Western Australia

Operating address: 33 Broadway
Western Australia 6009
Phone: 08 9287 9920
Fax: 08 9287 9926
Website: Architects Board of Western Australia (Opens in new window)