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Manage your firm registration

Manage your firm registration

‘Regulated by RICS’ is a recognised and respected designation

Firms need to be compliant with these rules at all times

Registration of firms

These rules include:

  • Eligibility criteria to require firms to have at least 25% RICS qualified principals
  • The requirement for regulated firms to designate a 'Responsible Principal' who will provide oversight, accountability and engagement with RICS standards and regulation.

Rules for the registration of firms - Version 7 (with effect 2 February 2022)

Use of the RICS logo and designation

These rules include:

  • The use of the RICS logo by regulated firms only
  • Restricting the use of the designation "Chartered Surveyors" by firms to the trading name only

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Registering as a sponsoring non-regulated organisation

Sponsoring Non-Regulated Organisations are organisations that pay fees and provide firm related regulatory information on behalf of their Registered Valuer employees but are not RICS Regulated.

Read our guide to registering as a sponsoring Non-Regulated Organisation

Regulated Firm Sponsorship

Regulated firm sponsorship is the arrangement that allows registered firms to pay regulatory fees and provide firm related regulatory information on behalf of nominated Registered Valuers.

Read our guide to Regulated Firm Sponsorship

Re-register your firm for RICS regulation or complete an annual return

Make sure you keep your registration up to date, and complete your annual return in the Professional Portal.

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Need to deregister your firm?

To deregister your firm, please complete and return our form.

Firm de-registration form

Guide to de-registering your firm