Can I take the ARE while completing the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®)?
Of the 55 jurisdictions, 50 licensing boards allow candidates to take the ARE while completing their experience—this is known as early eligibility. Find out if your board allows early eligibility through our licensing requirements tool.
I passed the ARE. What happens next?
In most cases, if you have met the requirements for education, experience, and examination, we will evaluate and transmit your Record in approximately 45 business days. If our evaluation indicates you have met the requirements for initial licensure in your selected jurisdiction, we will notify you via email, then transmit your NCARB Record to ... Read More
The online proctoring option and several important changes to the exam’s navigation and delivery will launch on December 14, 2020. Practice using the new format—and the digital whiteboard tool—through the updated demo exam, available now!