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Architect Applicants
  • Exams
    • To apply for ARE exam authorization, select Architect Exam (ARE) Authorization to download the application. Applicants must demonstrate at least 60 months of education and/or experience to qualify. Those with a NAAB-accredited degree should apply directly through NCARB.
    • To apply for ARE exam waiver, select Architect Exam Waiver to download the application. Applicants must demonstrate registration or licensure in the same profession in which registration is sought for at least 10 of the last 15 years.
  • Registration
    • To apply for Initial/Comity/Reciprocity Architect registration in Arizona, select Architect Registration Application to download the application. Applicants must demonstrate passing the ARE exams (or waiver of exams) and 96 months of education and/or experience to qualify. If you have an NCARB council record, request to have it transmitted to the Arizona Board.
    • To apply for Universal Licensure in Arizona, select Professional Universal Licensure Application to download the application. Applicants must reside in Arizona and be licensed or certified in the same profession for at least one year, in good standing.