Exams: Landscape architects

CLARB administered exams

The Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) will administer all sections of the Landscape Registration Examination (LARE).

  • Multiple-choice sections A, B, and D are administered using a computer-based test system.
  • Graphic sections C and E are administered in June and December at a regional test center.

Please contact CLARB if you have questions about the exam.

Transmitting your score

If you’ve taken CLARB exams and wish to have your scores sent to Washington State, please contact CLARB and authorize them to transmit your scores to us.

Law review

You’re required to submit a review of several laws related to the practice of landscape architecture, after you complete the exam and experience requirements. The law review includes summaries associated with the:

The law review is required of all new licensees in the state of Washington, including reciprocity applicants. To learn more, see the Landscape Architect Law Summary Review.

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