CPD (Continuing Professional Development)
Do you know the requirement for the registered architects to satisfy the CPD program in your country?
Macau: No, in Macau CPD credits are not yet required to renew the professional registration. AAM is already implementing a CPD program and in the future this will be mandatory in order to renew the registration in AAM.
Korea: No and Yes! Not yet in Korea! But soon CPD will be required by new Architect’s Law.
Indonesia: Yes. In Indonesia we need CPD points to renew our professional certificate which is goes every three year. CPD points are also needed to renew ASEAN architect registration in ASEAN MRA scheme.
Singapore: Yes as in the case of Singapore. CPD points required to renew the Practicing Certificate for a Registered Architect.
Bangladesh: There is NO formal compulsary CPD programme in Bangladesh for registeration as an Architects.
India: There is no formal compulsary CPD programme in India for registeration as an architects.
Pakistan: With reference to CPD there is no formal program or requirement for CPD in Pakistan so far for registration renewal etc with the Pakistan Counci of Architects and Planners (PCATP).
Srilanka: They are not compulsory for Annual Registration , by the Architectural Registration Board (ARB), which is an arm of the SLIA .
Nepal: No CPD in Nepal.
Malaysia: 10 CPD points shall be accumulated by a registered professional architect in Malaysia to enable for annual renewal of the Registration with the Board of Architects Malaysia.
Thailand: CPD is required in Thailand. 60 points are required in a 5 year period. 20 points maximum is allowed per year. The application of the CPD has started since Oct. 2010. The first major CPD event was offered at the recent ASA convention 2011 where more than 50 points were offered during the 6 day event.
Japan: Concerning the CPD system, CPD credits are not yet required to renew the national professional license in Japan. But JIA registered architects have to require to renew the title. JIA registered architects are not national license.
Mongolia: Yes, required to register and get certificate of professional architect and to renew existing certificate.