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Iowa Architectural Examining Board
200 East Grand, Ste. 350
Des Moines, IA 50309
Telephone 515/725-9021
Fax 515/725-9032

To sit for the examination

  • No residency requirement
  • Establish an NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) Council Record that includes a professional architecture degree from a college or university accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

NCARB will......

  • Notify the examination administrator (Prometric) the candidate is eligible to sit for the examination.
  • Notify the Board that the candidate has been approved to sit for the examination.

Prometric will.....

  • Notify the candidate regarding procedures to schedule the examination and the candidate will then be able to begin taking the examination.  Fees for examination are paid directly to Prometric.  Scores are sent to NCARB; NCARB will forward the scores to the candidate.
  • Address changes should be made by contacting NCARB or Prometric directly.

BEFORE YOUR APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION with the Iowa Board WILL BE APPROVED:

         Complete the Intern Development program administered by NCARB

         Pass all sections of the A.R.E.

NCARB will.....

  • Notify the Board office that the candidate is eligible for registration.

The Board will.....

  •  Send applications for registration to the candidate.  Upon receipt of the completed form and payment of the appropriate fee, the registration will be issued.

 

 

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