New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Architecture


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Contact Information

Physical address:
89 EB Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000

Phone: 518-474-3817, ext. 1570
Fax: 518-474-1449

Web: Home Name search Forms
Email: op4info@nysed.gov

Notes: Office of the Professions staff are available from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm, Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Architecture in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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New York Architect License

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Architecture
NCARB Certificate:Not required
Completion of CE/PDH:Required
Fact Checked:8/11/19
Interview:Not required
NAAB-accredited degree:Not required
NCARB IDP:Required
Additional Experience:Required
State-specific exam:Not required

Initial Registration

This section applies to architects that are applying for a license in New York for the first time.

Form:

Form 1 - Application for Licensure

Agency Fee:

$377

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Reciprocal Registration

This section applies to architects licensed in another state that are looking for reciprocal licensure in New York.

Agency Fee:

$377

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Registration Renewal

This section applies to architects that are already licensed in New York and need to renew their license.

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$287

Due:

Triennially by the last day of the month prior to the architect's birth month.

Fact Checked:8/10/19

New York Architecture Firm License

Not required



Architecture Firm licensure is not required on the State level in New York.

  • New York does currently license architectural firms, however, firms must follow procedures established by the Education Department when incorporating or foreign qualifying.
More information: New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Architecture
Law:

NY EDN Law § 7307

Eligible Entity Types:
  • Professional Corporations
  • Professional Limited Liability Companies
  • Design Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Partnerships
Ownership Requirements:

Professional Corporations:

  • For domestic PCs, all of the shareholders, officers, and directors must be architects licensed in New York.
  • For foreign PCs, at least one of the shareholders must be a New York licensed architect and all of the shareholders, officers, and directors must be architects licensed in any state.

Professional Limited Liability Companies:

  • For domestic PLLCs, all of the members and managers must be architects licensed in New York.
  • For foreign PLLCs, at least one of the members or managers must be a New York licensed architect and all of the members and managers must be architects licensed in any state.

Design Professional Corporations:

  • Greater than 75% of the outstanding shares of stock of the DPC must be owned by design professionals
  • Greater than 75% of the directors must be design professionals
  • Greater than 75% of the of the officers must be design professionals
  • The president, the chairperson of the board of directors and the chief executive officer or officers must be design professionals
  • An ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), either in part or in its entirety, may not constitute part of the greater than 75% owned by design professionals

Limited Liability Partnerships:

  • All of the partners must be architects licensed in New York.

Limited Partnerships:

  • All of the partners must be architects licensed in New York.

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