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.
If you have been elected by the SCSI as a Charter Surveyor in the practice area of Building or Quantity Surveying and you need to use one or both of these titles, you must apply for registration.
Perhaps, you are a Graduate of a Building or Quantity Surveying course and wish to use the protected titles, you must apply for registration.
Maybe you have been offered a job as a Building or Quantity Surveyor in the Republic of Ireland, you must apply for registration. 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.