NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY:
323.210(2) requires the
board to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to carry out the
purposes of KRS Chapter 323. This administrative regulation establishes general
requirements for nonresident architects.
General Requirements of Nonresident Architects.
(1) A nonresident architect shall be fully
registered in Kentucky before he or she practices architecture in the
Commonwealth. Any nonresident architect who desires registration in Kentucky,
and whose state of residence grants reciprocal licensing privileges
satisfactory to this board pursuant to
323.060, may apply for a license in
(2) He or she shall make
an application through the National Council of Architectural Registration
Boards, 1401 H ST NW #500, Washington, DC 20005, using the Uniform Application
for Architect Registration, NCARB Form 308 and obtain NCARB
(3) An NCARB record
plus certification shall provide all, or most of the information needed in
applying for registration.
2. Review of Applications. Registration by reciprocity shall be
based upon equivalent examinations, experience, character, and education
requirements. An application received through the National Council of
Architectural Registration Boards shall be accepted for review to determine if
the qualifications for licensing by examination were, in the opinion of the
board, equal to those prescribed in Kentucky.
Additional Provisions. The board
(1) Call for a personal interview of any
applicant whose record is not sufficiently clear as to his or her technical,
ethical, or moral qualifications, for further evaluation.
(2) Grant registration without examination to
any architect whose application shows him or her to be so qualified and so
fitted to practice architecture that his or her services will, in the opinion
of this board, be a valuable asset to both the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and
the profession of architecture.
The board reserves the right of the decision to grant or deny registration by
reciprocity to any applicant.
Incorporation by Reference.
(1) "Uniform Application for Architect
Registration, NCARB Form 308", 1/2021, is incorporated by reference.
(2) This material may be inspected, copied,
or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of
Architects, 155 East Main Street, Suite 300, Lexington, Kentucky 40507, Monday
through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.