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Credit for divisions of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) passed prior to January 1, 2006 shall expire on July 1, 2014 unless all divisions of the
ARE have been passed and credited.
Effective January 1, 2006, candidates for the ARE shall receive conditional credit for
each division passed and shall be required to retake only those divisions of the ARE
previously failed or those divisions passed on or after January 1, 2006 for which the conditional credit has expired. Conditional credit shall remain valid for five
years after the date the division was passed for which conditional credit was granted. Conditional credit shall become full credit only if the conditional credit is
within its five-year period of validity and the candidate has passed all remaining divisions of the
ARE. Candidates who have received full credit for all divisions of the
ARE shall be deemed to have passed the
A candidate who has failed a division of the ARE or who has failed to appear for a
scheduled division of the ARE shall not be permitted to take any subsequent division of the
ARE unless he or she has reapplied properly to
NCARB or its authorized representative for the division(s).
A candidate who has failed a division of the ARE shall not be permitted to reapply to
NCARB or its authorized representative for that previously failed
division within six (6) months after the date that the candidate last failed the division.