Have a current architect license in good standing in another state, province, or recognized jurisdiction that is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).
Demonstrate that your qualifications and experience are equivalent to those required under RCW 18.08.350.
Provide documentation that you've met the NCARB seismic exam requirements. If you can't prove completion of seismic exam requirements, you may be required to complete that division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE).
Submit and pass the law review exam to show you understand Washington state laws and rules.
How to apply if you have an NCARB council record
Have NCARB transmit your council record to us.
Complete, sign, and date an Architect Law Review Exam. You must score 100% to pass the exam, which covers:
Request a current state certification AND a certification of written examination from the NCARB-recognized jurisdiction where you were originally registered, including verification that you successfully completed the ARE and seismic requirements. Have them sent to the address shown below.
If you've been licensed for at least 9 years, go to step 3.
If you've been licensed less than 9 years:
Request an official college transcript indicating the degree you received and have it sent to the address shown below.