By earning an NCARB Certificate, architects can expedite reciprocity, the process of earning a license in multiple jurisdictions. All licensed, certified architects have met the rigorous standards established by the U.S. registration boards responsible for protecting the public health, safety, and welfare.
For more details on NCARB certification, read the U.S. requirements page. To learn more about reciprocity and its role in the architectural profession, visit the reciprocity section.
To confirm that someone is a licensed architect in a particular state, check with the respective state licensing board. Many states include rosters of licensed architects on their websites. Links to these websites are can be found in the state boards section.