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REQUIREMENTS IN RESPECT OF MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

1. Photocopies of documents to be attached:

Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent

  1. Advanced Level Certificate or its equivalent
  2. B.Sc. (Arch), M.Sc. (Arch) Certificates or their equivalent
  3. NYSC Certificate – (Discharge or Exemption)
  4. Nigerian Institute of Architects’ Certificate of Professional Competence (if application is for Full Registration)
  5. Nigerian Institute of Architects’ Finals 2 Certificate (where School attended is not accredited or recognized)
  6. Evidence of change of name (if applicable)

Note: That NIA insists on candidates possessing the minimum requirements for studying Architecture as follows:

Credits in GCE O’ Level or its equivalents to include Mathematics, Physics, English plus any other two subjects but preferably chosen from the following: Fine Arts, Chemistry, Economics & Geography.

2. All copies of credentials being submitted by applicants must have “Original seen by me” and duly signed and dated with name of signatory (who must be a current Council Member) after sighting the originals.

3. Originals of certificates should be produced on request.

4. Details of experience to be stated on supplementary form and attached to this application.

5. Referees must be full members of the Institute and at least one referee must have been a member of not less than 5 years’ standing, while the second referee must have been a member of not less than 3 years’ standing.

6. Applicants should ensure that their referees are financial members of the NIA.

7. It is the duty of the applicant to find out from his referees whether or not they are financial members of the Institute.

8. In the event of any of the two referees not being a financial member of the Institute, the application forms of the applicant would be rejected and the applicant would be required to purchase new application forms from the NIA Secretariat.

9. Two copies of your passport photograph duly endorsed and sighted by one of the referees as follows: “True appearance of Mr. / Mrs. / Miss ____________________________________” date and signature.

10. Your surname must be underlined.

REQUIREMENTS IN RESPECT OF GRADUATE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

1. Photocopies of documents to be attached:

(a) Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent
(b) Advanced Level Certificate or its equivalent
(c) B.Sc. (Arch) Certificate or their equivalent
(d) Evidence of change of name (if applicable)

Note: That NIA insists on candidates possessing the minimum requirements for studying Architecture as follows:

Credits in GCE O’ Level or its equivalents to include Mathematics, Physics, English plus any other two subjects but preferably chosen from the following: Fine Arts, Chemistry, Economics & Geography.

2. All copies of credentials being submitted by applicants must have “Original seen by me” and duly signed and dated with name of signatory (who must be a current Council Member) after sighting the originals.

3. Originals of certificates should be produced on request.

4. Details of experience to be stated on supplementary form and attached to this application.

5. Referees must be full members of the Institute and at least one referee must have been a member of not less than 5 years’ standing, while the second referee must have been a member of not less than 3 years’ standing.

6. Applicants should ensure that their referees are financial members of the NIA.

7. It is the duty of the applicant to find out from his referees whether or not they are financial members of the Institute.

8. In the event of any of the two referees not being a financial member of the Institute, the application forms of the applicant would be rejected and the applicant would be required to purchase new application forms from the NIA Secretariat.

9. Two copies of your passport photograph duly endorsed and sighted by one of the referees as follows: “True appearance of Mr. / Mrs. / Miss ____________________________________” date and signature.

10. Your surname must be underlined.

REQUIREMENTS IN RESPECT OF STUDENT MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

1. Photocopies of Certificates / Documents to be attached (two copies each) to this application:

(a) Ordinary Level Certificate or its equivalent
(b) Advanced Level Certificate (if applicable)
(c) Evidence of change of name (if applicable)

Note: That NIA insists on candidates possessing the minimum requirements for studying Architecture as follows:

Credits in GCE O’ Level or its equivalents to include Mathematics, Physics, English plus any other two subjects but preferably chosen from the following: Fine Arts, Chemistry, Economics & Geography.

2. Originals of certificates should be produced on request.

3. Two copies of your passport photograph should be attached. One of which should be endorsed by your Head of Department.

4. Your surname must be underlined.

5. Students enrolment fee of N................. in cash or Bank Draft must accompany this application form. This registration entitles you to all functions of both the NIA National Secretariat and State Chapter affairs.