Get familiar with the basic steps toward becoming an architect—and how NCARB can help.
Learn how to earn and record the experience you need to practice architecture.
Find all the tools, tips, and resources you need to prepare for the ARE.
Explore licensure requirements across the United States.
Discover how the NCARB Certificate can help you expand your professional reach.
Find a licensed architect in your area with this lookup tool.
Learn more about the benefits of the NCARB Certificate.
You’ve decided you want to be an architect, and you are ready to start documenting your education and experience. Here’s a handy guide to getting started.
Use this form to document your experience for NCARB certification if you were licensed prior to January 1, 2011.
NCARB’s Strategic Plan has three main goals: facilitate licensure, foster collaboration, and centralize credential data.