Registration as an Architect

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Ensure that you have all the necessary documentation to upload before you start the registration process. Information below identifies the documentation necessary for registration purposes.

Use this form if you :

  • have passed the AACA Architectural Practice Examination (APE) or
  • have passed the Experienced Practitioners Program (Local) EPAL or
  • have passed the Experienced Practitioner Assessment (Overseas) EPAO or
  • have successfully completed the AACA SAP (Supplementary Assessment Process) for APEC Architects or
  • are currently registered elsewhere in Australia, New Zealand or in the United States and wish to register in NSW under the terms of the Mutual Recognition Act (MRA), the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Act (TTMRA) or the United States Mutual Recognition Arrangement (USMRA)
  • have not been previously registered as an Architect in NSW

Applicants applying for registration under the Mutual Recognition Act (MRA) will be required to upload a finalised Form 02A completed by the registration authority in each State or Territory where they hold current registration or have previously held registration together with a copy of their academic qualification.

Applicants applying for registration under TTMRA will be required to upload a finalised Form 02B completed by the NZ Registered Architects Board together with a copy of their academic qualification and NZ Practising Certificate.

Applicants applying for registration under the United States Mutual Recognition Arrangement will be required to upload a copy of the AACA US/AUS/NZ Mutual Recognition of Registration Arrangement document.

If you have been previously registered as an Architect in NSW please use the Architect re-registration form.

Professional Indemnity Insurance documentation:

  • If you hold appropriate Professional Indemnity Insurance for the services you provide or are an employee of a firm, you will be required to upload a copy of the PII Certificate of Currency.
  • If you have established an architectural firm recently, you will be required to upload evidence of this such as ASIC company registration or ABN registration.
  • If you are only going to be providing architectural services overseas for the 2021/2022 year, download the PII Practising Overseas Undertaking and upload completed undertaking together with relevant supporting documentation.
  • If you are applying for an exemption from the requirement to hold Professional Indemnity Insurance for the 2021/2022 year, please download the PII Exemption Request Undertaking and upload completed undertaking with relevant supporting documentation.
Please complete the registration process by using these 6 steps

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