Registering as an architect, company or partnership
To work as an architect in Victoria, you must be registered with the Architects Registration Board of Victoria.
Manage your ARBV registration
To manage your registration or application for registration, you can use the ARBV Portal. Through the portal, you can apply for registration, update your details and make payments.
Pathways to registration with the ARBV
Depending on your experience, there are 3 different pathways to registration as an architect in Victoria.
Continuing professional development as an architect
ARBV's framework for continuing professional development.
Professional indemnity insurance
To protect everyone, including the public, your clients, and yourself, architects (practising) must be covered by professional indemnity insurance.
ARBV Architect Guidelines
The ARBV guidelines explain obligations and expectations in practical terms to assist architects to meet their regulatory requirements.
Reviewed 11 May 2021