Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors Info (RICS)

What Is RICS


The home of property professionalism worldwide, RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) is the leading source of land, property, construction and related environmental knowledge. It supports 150,000 members in 146 countries.

It promotes best practice, represents consumers’ interest and provides impartial advice to society, business, governments and global organisations.

The Institution’s role is to:

  • Promote the knowledge and skills of chartered surveyors and the services that they offer.
  • Maintain high standards of qualification for membership of the Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors Info.
  • Maintain high standards of professional conduct.
  • Ensure the continuing development of the knowledge and skill base of chartered surveyors.

There are approximately 850 RICS Members in South Africa, covering 16 disciplines; including Valuations, Quantity Surveying, Project and Facilities Management. Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors Info South Africa.