Be an ASEAN architect
To become an ASEAN architect, one must have:
completed an accredited architectural degree recognised by the professional architectural accreditation body whether in the country of origin or host country or assessed and recognised as having the equivalent of such a degree. The education for architects should be no less than five years duration delivered on a full time basis in an accredited programme in an accredited/validated university in the Country of Origin while allowing flexibility for equivalency;
a current and valid professional registration or licensing certificate to practise architecture in the Country of Origin issued either by the Professional Regulatory Authority of the ASEAN Member Countries and in accordance with its policy on registration/licensing/certification of the practice of architecture or the Monitoring Committee;
acquired practical and diversified experience of not less than ten years of continuous practice of architecture after graduation, of which at least five years shall be after licensure/registration and at least two years of which shall be in responsible charge of significant architectural works;
complied with the Continuing Professional Development policy of the country of origin at a satisfactory level;
obtained certification from the Professional Regulatory Authority of the country of origin with no record of serious violation on technical, professional or ethical standards, local and international, for the practice of architecture; and
complied with any other requirements agreed upon by the ASEAN Architect Council.
For more information on the ASEAN Agreement on Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Architectural Services, go to the ASEAN Architects Council website
For registation to be an ASEAN architect, please download the forms here.