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 for Stage 2 is $1,224 Australian dollars. A credit card surcharge of 1.6% is applied.
Please read the Stage 2 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 online application:
If forged, altered, or falsified documents are submitted to AACA at any time, the application will be rejected immediately and no refund of fees will be made. It will also result in a life-time ban on applying for any assessment with AACA, and details of the applicant will be reported the Department of Home Affairs or relevant authorities for further investigation.
AACA reserves the right to contact educational and governmental institutions and agencies for additional information and/or verification of the authenticity of the documents submitted for this assessment.
Download the Statutory Declaration form
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