Registration certificate

Regulate the architects profession

Ugandans and all members of Countries party to the E.A Mutual Recognition Agreement (Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi)

  • Recommendation from your country’s board (Certificate of good conduct) signed and stamped.
  • Copy of current year’s certified practicing certificate from your country’s board.
  • Copy of certified registration certificate from your country’s board.
  • Copies of certified academic qualification documents.
  • Copy of valid passport or National ID.
  • Color passport size photo.
  • Filled out registration application form (In duplicate) with all the required signatures and stamps as indicated on the form.
  • Payment of registration fees amounting to the equivalent of two hundred thousand Uganda shillings (200,000/=) only and application form fee of ten thousand Uganda shillings (10,000/=) only.
  • Copy of proof of payment of corporate membership at the Uganda Society of Architects.
  • Copy of current C.V.
Please note that upon approval of your application by the board, you are required to pay for the annual practicing certificate and gazetting fee.

Foreigners (Temporary Registration)

  • Recommendation from your country’s board (Certificate of good conduct) signed and stamped.
  • Copy of current year’s certified practicing certificate from your country’s board.
  • Copy of certified registration certificate from your country’s board.
  • Copies of certified academic qualification documents.
  • Copy of valid passport or National ID.
  • Color passport size photo.
  • Filled out Registration Application Form (In duplicate) with all the required signatures and stamps as indicated on the form.
  • Payment for the Application for Temporary registration amounting to UGX 1,000,000, Registration Fee(upon approval of the application by the Board) the equivalent of USD 5,000 only.
    Upon getting registered and obtaining a registration certificate, the architect shall be required to apply for a Temporary Practicing Certificate at a fee of UGX 300,000 only and Annual subscription fee for that year.
  • Copy of proof of payment of corporate membership at the Uganda Society of Architects.
  • Work permit.
  • Joint-Venture/Collaboration agreement with the name of the local registered architect with whom you are associated.
  • Copy of the project(s) or work in Uganda detailing the nature of work and its duration.
  • Copy of current C.V.
Please note that upon approval of your application by the board, you are required to pay for the practicing certificate for that year as well.
  • Phone: 0781 498 823 / 0414 342 390 / 0753 776231
  • Physical Address: First Floor, Kalamu House (PKF Building) Plot 1B old Kiira road
  • Postal Address: P.O. Box 25796 Kampala, Uganda
  • Jurisdiction: National
  • Email Address: arb.uganda@gmail.com
  • Website: www.arbuganda.org
  • Operating Hours: Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
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