Architect Examination & Initial Licensure

In order to be admitted to the Architect Registration Exam (the ARE), one must have a NAAB accredited degree in architecture, and must have completed or be enrolled in the experience program recognized by the Board (NCARB's Architect Experience Program, formerly known as IDP).  See Chapter 1 of the Rules and Regulations for the requirements for examination and initial licensure.

Application for Admittance to the ARE

Mississippi exam candidates will receive a hard copy of the Application for Initial Licensure upon successful passage of all sections of the ARE and completion of AXP/IDP. 

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