Registration certificate

Regulate the architects profession

  • Purpose: Regulate the architects profession
  • Application Fees: Application form - 10,000 Ugx
  • License Fee: Please see License fees under the Download Forms/Info link below
  • Maximum Processing Time: 2 Months
  • Related Websites: <a href="http://www.arbuganda.org/" target="_blank">www.arbuganda.org</a>
  • Validity: One-off
  • Contact Office: <a href="http://www.arbuganda.org/" target="_blank">Architects Registration Board</a>
  • Renewal Fee: N/A
  • License Type: Certificate
  • Legal Basis: The Architects Registration Act Cap 269
  • <h4 style="color:red"><strong>Ugandans and all members of Countries party to the E.A Mutual Recognition Agreement (Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi)</strong></h4><ul><li>Recommendation from your country’s board (Certificate of good conduct) signed and stamped.</li><li>Copy of current year’s certified practicing certificate from your country’s board.</li><li>Copy of certified registration certificate from your country’s board.</li><li>Copies of certified academic qualification documents.</li><li>Copy of valid passport or National ID.</li><li>Color passport size photo.</li><li>Filled out registration application form (In duplicate) with all the required signatures and stamps as indicated on the form.</li><li>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.</li><li>Copy of proof of payment of corporate membership at the Uganda Society of Architects.</li><li>Copy of current C.V.</li></ul><i>Please note that upon approval of your application by the board, you are required to pay for the annual practicing certificate and gazetting fee.<br></i><h4 style="color:red"><strong>Foreigners (Temporary Registration)</strong></h4><ul><li>Recommendation from your country’s board (Certificate of good conduct) signed and stamped.</li><li>Copy of current year’s certified practicing certificate from your country’s board.</li><li>Copy of certified registration certificate from your country’s board.</li><li>Copies of certified academic qualification documents.</li><li>Copy of valid passport or National ID.</li><li>Color passport size photo.</li><li>Filled out Registration Application Form (In duplicate) with all the required signatures and stamps as indicated on the form.</li><li>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.<br>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.</li><li>Copy of proof of payment of corporate membership at the Uganda Society of Architects.</li><li>Work permit.</li><li>Joint-Venture/Collaboration agreement with the name of the local registered architect with whom you are associated.</li><li>Copy of the project(s) or work in Uganda detailing the nature of work and its duration.</li><li>Copy of current C.V.</li></ul><i>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. </i>