Apply to be on the Register
The professional titles “Building Surveyor” and “Quantity Surveyor” are protected titles under the Building Control Act 2007.
A person cannot use these titles either alone or in combination with any other words or letters, or name, title or description, implying that the person is so registered, without being registered.
Therefore, if you are a professional and need to use one or both of these titles, you must apply for registration.
Before starting your application, please ensure you have read the relevant sections of the Building Control Act and found the correct route for your application.
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Please review the relevant section of the Act to assist you in selecting the appropriate route for your application:
Amendments to the Act are as below:
CPD requirements can be viewed at the following link https://scsi.ie/registration-body-cpd-requirements/
Relevant sections of the Act allow for applications from Individuals that hold qualifications awarded from outside of Ireland:
- Quantity Surveying route 29 2 h
- Building Surveying route 43 2 g
These applications can be made using the above online facility, please review the route details prior to making the application to insure you have all the relevant documents required to hand.
In April 2019, the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation added “Quantity Surveyors” to the Critical Skills Employment Permit List. Proof of statutory registration is a pre-requisite to work permit approval by the Department.
Yes you can, Membership of the SCSI is not a prerequisite or precursor for Registration.
The SCSI holds 2 separate functions:
- a Professional Membership Body, which in connection with RICS that offers Chartership and Designation
- the appointed Registration Body under the Building Control Act for the Registration of Quantity Surveyors and Building Surveyors
These are separate entities and must be applied for individually.
Find out about becoming a member of the SCSI in the ‘Get Chartered’ section of our website. Click here to get started.
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