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Individual Initial Registration


  • Request transmittal of your NCARB Completed Record to the Board which includes official documentary evidence of the following: 
    • A professional degree in architecture from a program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) or the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB), or a professional degree in architecture certified by the CACB from a Canadian University 
    • Completion of the Architectural Experience Program (AXP) 
    • Passing the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) 
  • NOTE: An architect that provides architectural services under any name other than their individual name registered with the Board followed by the title “Architect” must also register as a firm with OSBAE and the Oregon Secretary of State. For example, sole proprietors that operate as an LLC must also be registered as a firm with OSBAE.


  1. Submit a complete Registration by Examination Application to 
  2. Pay the Application fee AND Certificate of Registration fee via check or ONLINE 
  3. Pass the Oregon Jurisprudence Exam (JE) – information regarding this exam will be provided after completion of the application and payment of the application fee 

Application form