Bureau Architectenregister protects the architects' title, clarifies the value, encourages cooperation between parties in the professional field and creates good conditions for all (future) registered for successfully completing the professional traineeship and for lifelong learning.
20 January 2020
If you want to register in the Netherlands, please check this information on our website.
In order to request a meeting with the Professional Traineeship Committee, please check the data 2020.
28 January 2020 | Midden van het land (ntb) / ntb
03 February 2020 | Nader te bepalen / ntb
04 February 2020 | Utrecht /
Anyone who has earned a degree after 31 December 2014 from an accredited educational institute must first gain professional experience before being entitled to be registered in the Architects' Register and is allowed to use the protected title of architect, urban planner, garden and landscape architect, or interior architect.
If you are an architect who is trained and qualified for the profession of architect in another EU country, you qualify for automatic recognition. This means hat you do not have to gain professional experience in the Netherlands. However, automatic recognition is not possible in case of 'mixed qualifications'.
Anyone who believes that an individual or an architectural firm has unlawfully used a title that is protected by the Dutch Architects’ Title Act may report this to the Architects Registration Bureau. Offenders will then be urged to stop using the title.
If the unlawful use of the title continues, legal proceedings may be instituted. The court may impose a penalty sum to enforce discontinuation of the unlawful use of title.
Each registered architect is at liberty to urge offenders to stop using the title or to bring the case before court. The Architects Registration Bureau may provide advice in this respec.