BCQS professionals are members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), an organisation with over 125,000 members representing property interests worldwide. RICS professionals are required to keep up to date with current practice through a programme of lifelong learning and compulsory professional development.

What is RICS?

RICS is the world’s leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, infrastructure and construction. They regulate and promote the profession; maintain the highest educational and professional standards; protect clients and consumers via a strict code of ethics; and provide impartial advice and guidance.


RICS accredits 125,000 professionals, and any individual or firm registered with them is subject to their quality assurance.

BCQS is proudly registered and ‘Regulated by RICS’

BCQS was the first company in the Americas to become registered and Regulated by RICS – a risk monitoring and quality assurance programme that checks compliance and reinforces the highest professional qualifications and standards.

Why choose an RICS accredited firm?

Standards of Conduct

RICS standards of conduct include Rules of Conduct and several mandatory standards that apply to all professional members and RICS-regulated firms. Learn More >


Sector Standards

RICS sector standards apply to specific disciplines within the profession: building surveying, construction, dispute resolution, land, real estate, and valuation. Learn More >


Standards of qualification

RICS ensures quality, confidence and integrity through their standards of qualification, whether you’re dealing with construction and building controls, or environmental assessments and land rights. Learn More >



RICS supports consumer confidence and a vibrant profession by assuring international standards and providing professional guidance. Learn More >

Confidence through professional standards