Stand out in a competitive marketplace
In a complex and rapidly changing marketplace, your clients seek confidence and security. Obtaining 'Regulated by RICS' status allows your firm to meet this need. It shows the world that your firm practises to globally recognised ethical and professional standards.
By registering your firm for 'Regulated by RICS' status you are making a commitment to work to RICS standards in your business, and to allow us to verify this commitment. Through our proactive risk-based monitoring and assurance your firm will benefit from our support in embedding best practice.
As a regulated firm you will use the industry respected 'Regulated by RICS' designation, which conveys to the marketplace that your firm:
This tells potential clients that you can be trusted to deliver high standards of service. 'Regulated by RICS' conveys a consistent message of confidence and quality to your clients whether they are local, national or international. Through our presence in the major financial centres of the world, we promote the value of 'Regulated by RICS' to the clients you work with. As part of this, we equip your firm to promote the value of the standards you work to and our assurance of your standards.
As a result of the feedback we received, we were able to improve our systems and processes in relation to the content of our filing and internal records, and to areas of our formal reporting structures.
Murray C. Strang
Head of Dubai, Cluttons, UAE
RICS provides regulated firms with guidance and support on embedding best practice through professional standards.
Through our programme of regulatory assurance and advice, regulation by RICS:
Globally, we undertake 500 regulatory visits to firms each year. Visited firms receive specific guidance on how to protect both the firm and its clients from unnecessary risk.
Of those firms visited by RICS:
As a firm specialising in valuation, the regulated firm program has not only improved our valuation quality and transparency, but also engendered confidence from international clients.
Senior Executive Counsellor, BDGH, Shanghai
You can register your firm by downloading and submitting the application form on this page.
Your firm will need to meet several preconditions for registering. It must:
There is no fee for registering your firm for regulation.