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Architecture Registration Examination

The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) assesses candidates for their knowledge, skills, and ability to provide the various services required in the practice of architecture. The ARE has been adopted for use by all 54 U.S. Member Boards and the Canadian provincial and territorial architectural associations as a registration examination required for architectural registration.


Florida Registration Board Requirements
CLICK HERE to learn more about Initial Licensure by Examination / NCARB Direct Registration - this is the traditional­path for becoming licensed in the state of Florida.

CLICK HERE for information on­the recent change to Direct Registration Through NCARB (Effective in Florida as of July 1, 2012)

AIA Reference
CLICK HERE for more information.

Rolling Clock­

This refers to the NCARB rule that all divisions must be completed within a 5 year period, following a passing grade of one division of the ARE.­ CLICK HERE for more information.


Each exam costs $210.

ARE Toolkit


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