Membership Policies

A. Qualifications

  1. All registered and licensed architects whose names appear in the Registry of Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) are automatically members of the UAP and shall continue to be one except in the following:

    1. Those who are deceased; and,

    2. Those members whose membership was terminated pursuant to the provisions of these By-laws.


B. Registration

  1. Unless he has already previously registered with UAP, every registered and licensed architect heretofore admitted by the PRC shall register with the UAP without delay.

  2. Every member of UAP shall be entitled to a Certificate of Membership upon verification of his qualifications by the UAP and upon payment of the required dues prescribed in these By-laws.


C. Rights and Privileges

Every regular member in good standing shall have full rights and privileges, including but not limited to the following:

  1. The right to vote in his Chapter, be elected as a member of the Electoral College and be voted upon;

  2. The privilege to print after his name the initials, "UAP", representing "United Architects of the Philippines";

  3. To be appointed as members of committees at all levels of the UAP;

  4. To serve as Chapter delegates to national and local UAP conventions and conferences;

  5. Subscribe to all publications and documents issued by the UAP for information, assistance and guidance of its members;

  6. Participate in all activities of the general membership; and

  7. The right to receive the Certificate of Membership.


D. Specific Guidelines and Forms