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ARE 5.0 Guidelines

The ARE 5.0 Guidelines includes an introduction to the exam, an overview of in-person and online testing options, plus five steps to completing the exam. Updated March 2021.

Continuing Education Guidelines

Continuing Education Guidelines

This document helps licensing boards, architects, continuing education providers, and continuing education accreditors understand the requirements of CE that qualifies as Health, Safety, and Welfare. Last updated July 2021.

Certification Guidelines

The Certification Guidelines outlines the requirements for NCARB certification for US, Canadian, and foreign architects. Last updated July 2021.

AXP Guidelines

AXP Guidelines

The AXP Guidelines is essential reading for licensure candidates, supervisors, and mentors participating in the AXP. The document includes steps to completing the program, reporting procedures, experience requirements, and more! Last updated May 2020.

NCARB Education Guidelines

Education Guidelines

The Education Guidelines provide a general overview of the education requirement for NCARB certification. This document features the 2020 <i>NCARB Education Standard</i>, which will go into effect on January 6, 2021. Last updated October 2021.