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ARE Update: October Fee Increase

Find answers to your FAQs about what happens now that ARE 4.0 has retired, get updates on the AIA Contract Documents and Building Codes, and prepare for the ARE fee increase on October 1, 2018.

What Happens on July 1

The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) 4.0 retires in just a few weeks—here’s what you should expect if you haven’t finished testing by June 30, 2018.

ARE Update: Don’t Impact Your Future—the Importance of Exam Security (March 2018)

NCARB wants to be sure every candidate understands the candidate agreement and important testing policies.

ARE Update: 5.0 Demo and Testing Strategies (September 2016)

The ARE 5.0 Demonstration Exam and Prep Videos will familiarize you with the exam and prepare you for success. 

ARE Update: Get Ready for ARE 5.0 With NCARB's New Handbook (September 2016)

To help you prepare for ARE 5.0, we’ve developed a new resource: the ARE 5.0 Handbook! The document provides in-depth information about the structure of each division, explains the objectives you will be assessed on, and suggests references to additional resources. 

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