registered designer

BALI is committed to continually improving the landscape sector and sets high standards for its Registered Designer members.

Depending on your registered status with other landscape organisations, BALI offers two routes to becoming a Registered Designer member.


Route one is for Registered members of the Society of Garden Designers or Chartered Landscape Institute:


Four application form requirements:

Three Client references Copy of company letterhead
Copies of public and professional indemnity insurance Two detailed projects carried out in the last two years

Route two is for non-registered members of SGD or Chartered LI


Four application form requirements:

Three Client references Copy of company letterhead
Copies of public and professional indemnity insurance Three detailed projects carried out in the last two years

Steps to becoming a BALI Registered Designer - route one: 

  1. Submit the application form and pay the application fee
  2. Internal vetting takes place. BALI will check all documents submitted, projects will be assessed by Design Panel and referees will be contacted by BALI
  3. Upon approval of internal vetting, an invoice for membership fee will be issued
  4. Once paid, BALI will activate membership, giving member access to a suite of benefits

Steps to becoming a BALI Registered Designer - route two: 

  1. Submit the application form and pay the application fee, plus assessment day fee Internal vetting takes place. BALI will check all documents submitted and referees will be contacted by BALI
  2. External vetting takes place. Invited to attend an assessment day consisting of one or more of the Design Panel who will review your projects
  3. Upon approval of vetting an invoice for membership fees will be issued
  4. Once paid, BALI will activate membership, giving member access to a suite of benefits

Key member benefits include:

  • Use of BALI Registered logo
  • Entry into BALI National Landscape Awards
  • Access to Dispute Resolution Service

For full Registered Designer member benefits & fees, please see attached documents on the right-hand side. 

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