308-12-055 - What is the application process if I am already licensed in an NCARB recognized jurisdiction?

308-12-055. What is the application process if I am already licensed in an NCARB recognized jurisdiction?

(1) If you are currently licensed and have an NCARB certificate:

(a) Complete the board's official application form and submit it to the board office with the reciprocity application fee and the initial license fee. The application fee is not refundable.

(b) Have NCARB transmit evidence of your certification directly to the Washington board office.

(c) Satisfactorily complete the Washington state law review exam.

(2) If you are licensed in an NCARB-recognized jurisdiction and do not have an NCARB certificate:

(a) Complete the board's official application form and submit it to the board office with the reciprocity application fee and the initial license fee. The application fee is not refundable.

(b) Request certification be sent directly from the issuing jurisdiction to the board office, verifying you have successfully passed the ARE, and:

(i) Have held an active license for eight or more years; or

(ii) Have held an active license for less than eight years and have either:

(A) An NAAB accredited architectural degree, as shown by an official sealed transcript sent directly to the board office by the college or university and have completed the AXP as shown by your AXP record sent directly to the board office from NCARB;

(B) A combination of education and experience, including completion of the AXP, totaling eight years, as shown by:

(I) An official sealed transcript showing any applicable courses you have taken from a community college, technical college, or university. The transcript must be sent directly from the college or university to the board office;

(II) Verification of practical architectural work experience, on the board's application forms, completed by licensed architects who have reviewed your practical work experience and sent directly to the board office; and

(III) Your AXP record sent directly to the board office from NCARB.

(3) Satisfactorily complete a review of Washington state law review exam.

(Amended by WSR 21-01-127, Filed 12/15/2020, effective 1/15/2021)

Statutory Authority: RCW 18.08.340 and 43.24.086. 11-11-019, ยง 308-12-055, filed 5/9/11, effective 7/1/11.

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