I have Irish qualifications

If you have completed a prescribed qualification in architecture from an Irish university and have passed the Irish Professional Practice Exam you are eligible for registration through Route A1.

If you have completed a prescribed qualification in architecture from an Irish university and have acquired seven or more years’ post-graduate practical experience you may apply for an exemption from the Professional Practice Exam through Route C

The Route C application process runs on the following biannual cycle:

Stage Autumn Cycle 2021 Spring Cycle 2022 Autumn Cycle 2022 Spring Cycle 2023 Autumn Cycle 2023
Stage 1 04 October 2021 22 March 2022 03 October 2022 27 March 2023 02 October 2023
Determination of eligibility for Stage 2 25 October 2021 11 April 2022 24 October 2022 24 April 2023 24 October 2023
Stage 2 25 April 2022 04 October 2022 24 April 2023 02 October 2023 24 April 2024
Submission processing May October May October May
Assessment June November June November June
Interview July December/January July December/January July
Assessor Opinion Review September January/February September January/February September

All dates are indicative and may be subject to change.

Please click here to view a list of resources, which may be of assistance in preparing for Assessment.