AACA’s Overseas Qualifications Assessment Process, conducted in 2 stages, determines how individual overseas academic qualifications compare with a current Australian accredited qualification in architecture. Once an applicant’s qualification has been deemed comparable he/ she is eligible to undertake the Architectural Practice Examination (APE), successful completion of which is required before applying for registration as an architect with a state or territory architects registration board.
The application fee is $1,071 Australian dollars. A credit card surcharge of 1.6% is applied.
Please read the OQA Stage 1 Guide carefully before completing this form.
Payment - have your credit card details and card security password* ready BEFORE completing this online application form. Payment is required to be made immediately after the form is completed. Your form will NOT be saved or submitted if your payment is declined.*Your security password may be referred to as "3D Secure", "Verified by Visa" or "MasterCard SecureCode" depending on your credit card type and your bank.
Review the checklist of documents required to be submitted as part of your application: