List of architects; application for registration

You may only use the professional titles "architect", "interior architect" and "landscape architect" in Bavaria if you are registered under this title in the list of architects at the Bavarian Chamber of Architects.

Description

Prerequisites

  • Successful university degree in the field of architecture (four-year standard course of study) or interior or landscape architecture (three-year standard course of study in each case)
  • subsequent two years of professional practice; in the field of architecture, professional practice must be supervised
  • from the winter semester 2026/2027, according to Art. 4 para. 2 no. 2 letters b and c, interior and landscape architecture must be studied for eight semesters instead of six
    (see Art. 34 BauKAG in conjunction with Art. 4 para. 2 no. 2 letters b and c BauKaG)

Deadlines

  • for the applicant: none
  • for the authority: three months after receipt of the application and complete submission of the documents

Required documents

  • degree certificate

  • Evidence of the subsequent period of practice

  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Registration certificate

  • Passport photo (optional, if you wish to have a professional card)

  • Advance on fees (proof)

Forms

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Eintragung in die Architektenliste (Neueintragung)
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Eintragung in die Architektenliste (Umtragung)
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Fees

    • New entry in the list of architects: 300 euros
    • Re-registration in the list of architects: 150 euros

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

Administrative court action

Status:22.12.2023

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wohnen, Bau und Verkehr

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