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Companies & Partnerships

Company Approval

Applying for Company Approval

The proposed company must comply with Section 14 of the Architects Act 1991. 

The Act states that the Board may approve a company for the purposes of this Act if satisfied that:

  • the constitution of the company provides that one of the purposes of the company is the practise of architecture; and
  • at least one director is an architect who is covered by the required insurance.

Applications may be completed by clicking the Register link at the top of the page, then following the instructions and uploading the documents provided below.

Applications are considered by the Board at its monthly meeting.

Maintaining Company Approval

If fees are not paid annually the Act provides for suspension from the Register. You are required to advise the Board by email of any change of address, changes to email contact details, or changes to Director(s) within 14 days.

If you require any additional information or are seeking to update your approval status, please do not hesitate to contact us at registrar@arbv.vic.gov.au.

Company Approval Documents

Architectural Partnership Approval

Applying for Partnership Approval

The proposed Partnership must comply with Section 13 of the Architects Act 1991.

The Act provides that an approved partnership must have at least one of the partners be a practising architect, who is covered by the required insurance.

The annual fee is recurring. These fees are independent of the annual fees paid by the architects Partner(s) for their personal registration in Victoria.

Applications may be completed by clicking the Register link at the top of the page, then following the instructions and including relevant documents. Applications are considered by the Board at its monthly meeting.

Maintaining Partnership Approval

If fees are not paid annually the Act provides for suspension from the Register. You are required to advise the Board by email of any change of address or changes to Partner(s) within 14 days.

If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us at registrar@arbv.vic.gov.au.

Partnership Approval Documents

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