New! Updated NCARB Publications

Introducing the Certification Guidelines
This July, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) released the new publication, the Certification Guidelines. The new guidelines replace the Handbook for Interns and Architects, and are more user-friendly and include additional information on the process for the NCARB Certificate. [Download]

Other documents updated in July are:

Education Guidelines
The Education Guidelines provide a general overview of the education requirement for NCARB certification, and explains how architects who do not hold a professional degree in architecture from a NAAB-accredited program can satisfy this requirement. [Download]

Education Standard
The education requirements for earning an NCARB Certificate. [Download]

Legislative Guidelines & Model Law and Model Regulations
The Legislative Guidelines & Model Law and Model Regulations is a guideline for registration boards and state legislatures for the regulation of registered architects. [Download]

Rules of Conduct
The Rules of Conduct covers the recommended rules for architects for competence, conflict of interest, full disclosure, compliance with laws, and professional conduct. [Download]

All documents listed supersede all previous editions. Please check regularly for updates to our programs and publications.