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History of the Profession

What is a Perit?

The title of “perit” is the official title given to warranted architects, and civil (or structural) engineers. The term is of Italian origin, generically meaning “expert”.  For a long time, the title has been in use, within the construction industry, to refer to the person knowledgeable on, and responsible for, the design and construction of buildings or other works. Read more

Becoming a perit

How to get a warrant to practise as an architect or civil engineer in Malta

In Malta, the route to the professional status of perit, that is architect or civil engineer, is regulated by the Periti Act, Cap. 622 of the Laws of Malta. The Act defines the academic training requirements in conformity with Article 46 Para. 1 of the European Commission Directive 2005/36/EC, for the title of architect in Europe, the minimum academic training for civil engineers, and the professional traineeship requirements. Read more

Latest News


PR 06/24 | Team of Periti behind KTP's proposal meet IM to explain Msida Park project

Following a meeting held yesterday between the President of the Kamra tal-Periti (KTP) André Pizzuto and Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Chris Bonett, another meeting was held this afternoon between members of the…
Minister for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade Ian Borg holds a press conference with Kamra tal-Periti with regards to a Palestine Initiative Palazzo Spinola, St Julian’s - Photo Credit: Jeremy Wonnacott, DOI
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PR 04/24 | Kamra tal-Periti’s Palestinian Student Initiative Receives Government Support

Last Thursday, Perit Andre Pizzuto, President of Kamra tal-Periti, and Perit Joeaby Vassallo, Communications & International Secretary, met with Minister Ian Borg, the Minister for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade, to discuss the Chamber's…

PR 03/24 | Anomaly Of Unequal Validity Period For Various Development Permits Prevails

With reference to our press release published on 05/12/23 following the publication of a legal notice extending the validity period of permits expiring between 10th November 2023 and 31st December 2024, the Kamra tal-Periti notes that despite…