Forms & Fees

Please read the relevant Guide for Applicants to understand the submission requirements, application process and how you need to make your payment.

  • Some programs require payment via the PAYMENT buttons below, and some programs require you to make the payment as part of the on-line application process (commenced through the ‘APPLY NOW’ buttons).
  • AACA only accepts online credit card payments, by VISA or Mastercard. 
  • For programs that require payment via the PAYMENT button in advance of submitting the application to AACA via email, Applicants must send their completed submission with proof of payment within 14 days of making the payment.
  • AACA endeavours to provide email acknowledgments and receipts of all applications within 7 business days.
Application form Fee (AUD) Guide Form Payment

Verification of Australian Accredited Architecture Qualification

Verification of Australian accredited architecture qualifications for the purpose of migration.

$255 Guide Apply Now

Overseas Qualifications Assessment

Assessment of overseas qualifications in architecture (previously known as Combined Stage 1 and Stage 2).

$3,000

Overseas Qualifications Assessment - Stage 2 Only

Final Skills Assessment of overseas qualifications in architecture for applicants who has already previously submitted a Provisional/Stage 1 assessment. 

$2,300

Overseas Qualifications Assessment - Additional Interview

Additional interview 

$1,050

Renewal of OQA Skills Assessment Letter

Renewal of Overseas Qualifications Assessment Skills Assessment letters for migration purposes are valid for another three (3) years. The new letter will be issued electronically by email with a new date in 15 working days.

Applicants who completed an accredited architecture please do not use this link.

$260 Apply Now

Experienced Practitioner Assessment - Overseas Practitioners

Fast track pathway to registration for experienced practitioners holding architectural qualifications completed overseas. 

*Reduced fee available to applicants who have previously had their overseas qualification/s assessed by AACA.

$4,200/$3,150*

Experienced Practitioner Assessment – Local Practitioners

Fast track pathway to registration for experienced practitioners holding an Australian accredited qualification.

$3,050

Experienced Practitioner Assessment – Additional Interview

Additional interview for Stage 2 applicants.

$1,250

US/Australia/New Zealand Mutual Recognition Arrangement

Australian architects wishing to become licensed in one of the jurisdictions in the US who are signatories to the Agreement.

$153 Guide Form Payment

US/Australia/New Zealand Mutual Recognition Arrangement

US architects wishing to become licensed a state or territory in Australia.

$153 Guide Form Payment

Australian APEC Architect

Australian registered architects who wish to be included on the Australian APEC Architect Register.

$200 Form Payment

Australian APEC Architect Register Annual Renewal – 1 or 2 years

$150/250 Apply Now

Application APEC Architects from Canada, Japan and Singapore

Overseas APEC Architects wishing to be registered in Australia under the APEC Architect Agreement.

$3,020 Guide Form Payment

National Program of Assessment - Stage 1

A design assessment to test industry experienced practitioners’ readiness to sit the Architectural Practice Examination.

$1,122 Guide

National Program of Assessment - Stage 2

Payment link is included in Stage 2 offer letter.

$3,672

National Program of Assessment - Appeal

$765 Payment
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SYDNEY NSW 2000

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