APPLYING TO BECOME A MEMBER
Professionals who wish to offer Architectural Services or hold themselves as Architects in Belize must be registered members of APAB. Applicants shall send completed APPLICATION FORM to the Admission Committee of APAB along with all supporting documents (listed below), and copy of the payment of the APPLICATION FEE.
Before applying applicants must review the ElIGIBILTY REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERS BY APAB, and before submitting any documentation to the Admissions Committee - applicants must review the ADMISSIONS CHECKLIST and PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE POLICY so that all documents required are submitted.
1.) Completed application form with certified copies of qualifications (degrees, diplomas, titles, recommendations, etc.) which should include contact numbers from the alma mater or institution where the professional degree was obtained. APAB will communicate with the issuing institution to verify all professional documents presented. Copies of documents presented must be authenticated by recognized authorities such as the issuing institution, an Embassy or a Foreign Affairs office.
2.) A resume including verifiable professional experience, recommendations and a list of projects completed.
3.) Non-Belizean applicants must present one of the following original documents to prove their legal right to work in Belize: 1. work permit 2. residence document 3. nationality document.
4.) Application form must be accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee of: BZ$200.00.
Once the application is approved, the new member must pay the required Annual Fees which are due by 31st of October of each year.