Architectural Experience Program (AXP)
The following individuals may be exempt from the AXP requirement if the specified conditions are met:
- Reciprocity candidates with NCARB Certification will be exempt from the AXP requirement upon the Board’s receipt of the candidate’s NCARB Certificate Council Record transmitted by NCARB.
- Reciprocity candidates without NCARB Certification who submit documentation that substantiates three years of practice as a licensed architect in another state.
- Candidates who are licensed architects in qualifying foreign countries will be required to either complete the AXP/IAP and submit proof OR submit proof of licensure in a qualifying foreign country along with test scores, complete/attach an Employment Verification Form (EVF) (PDF, 162K) documenting five years of architecture practice as a licensed architect with at least one year of experience under the direct supervision of an architect licensed in a US jurisdiction or two years of experience under an architect registered in a Canadian province, and documenting five years of education equivalents.