Mutual Recognition

Australia

Under mutual recognition provisions in Australia, a registered person in one state or territory is entitled to apply for registration in another state and territory.  An application form and registration fee is required (see the Forms for Registration page - Form 02).

New Zealand

The Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Act enables registered persons in New Zealand or Australia to apply for registration in the other country.   To be registered in South Australia under these provisions, an application form and registration fee is required (see the Forms for Registration page -  Form 02).

Other International Agreements

The Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) has established Agreements with registration authorities in the following countries, which enable architects registered/licensed by that authority in their 'home' country to apply for registration in Australia.  These countries are

  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • Canada
  • United States of America

 To find out more about the International agreements, visit the AACA website