The Institution of Surveyors, Australia (ISA) represents Surveying
and Land Information professionals in Australia. Its members work in
all fields of Land & Hydrographic Surveying as well as the management
of Land Information and Land Development.
Information and Land Development.
Other areas of what is termed "Surveying" in other countries, such
as Quantity Surveying, Valuation or General Practice Surveying and
Building Surveying are assessed by other bodies.
ISA is the assessing authority authorised to assess overseas
qualifications for the purpose of migration to Australia under the
general skilled migration categories for the occupation of Surveyor
ASCO 2123-13 ONLY (eligible to become a Member of the
Institution of Surveyors, Australia).
Applications for ASCO 3121-15 (eligible to become a Graduate of
ISA) for migration purposes should be directed to VETASSESS for
The assessment is based upon the information provided to the
AEI-NOOSR’s Country Educational Profiles to determine the
equivalence of overseas courses as well as an examination of the
experience gained by the applicant and responsibilities of the
applicant in carrying out their work.
Application for Assessment
Applications for assessment of overseas qualifications must be made
upon the form
for Assessment of Professional Qualifications (PDF), or by contacting
the National Office
All of the information requested on the form must be supplied where
possible. The processing fee of $450 (Australian – GST inclusive) must accompany the
Processing of Applications for Assessment
The processing of an assessment will be completed generally within
1 month from receipt of the application. If additional information is
required then it may take longer.
A letter will be sent to the applicant informing them, based upon
the information provided to the Institution with the application form,
whether they would be eligible to become a Corporate Member of The
Institution of Surveyors, Australia Inc.