Architecture Licensure by RECIPROCITY
All comity/reciprocity applications must be complete in the Board office no later than 30 days prior to the next scheduled meeting of the Board. Tentative Board meeting dates are available on this web site under "About Us". The fee for the Architect by Reciprocity application is $250.
Architect Licensure by EXAMINATION
Admission before completing IDP: Kansas allows early admission to the ARE® before completion of IDP. When starting an IDP record with NCARB (www.ncarb.org), indicate Kansas exam candidate status. No Kansas application form is necessary until IDP is complete.
IDP is Complete: If IDP is complete, but ARE® has not begun or is not complete, send
KSBTP APPLICATION FORM and fee to the Board office and request NCARB send IDP record to KSBTP. Application fee is $60.
If your Kansas Architect license has lapsed or been cancelled, you must complete the Reinstatement Application. The fee is $100.
Return to Practice Application
If your Architect license has been on Retired status, you must complete the Return to Practice Application to change your license to Active status. Continuing education is required for Active status.
Emeritus Status Application
An Architect who chooses this status may not practice in Kansas, however they may use their professional title in conjunction with the word "emeritus." No renewal required.
Please note: To download applications, Adobe Acrobat Reader for your version of Windows is required. If you do not have this reader, click here and follow directions for installation. After form has downloaded, complete the forms and print.
The next renewal window for Architects is from May 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015 for Architects whose last name begins with M-Z. Continuing Education of 30 PDHs is required at renewal.