An architect licensed and registered in New York provides services related to the design and construction of buildings and the spaces around them, where the safeguarding of life, health, property, and public welfare is concerned.


Resources  to IDP, NCARB, NY State Licensing Requirements, etc.

Student to Architect: The Path to Licensure
National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB)
IDP eNews
EPC: Emerging Professional’s Companion
NCARB – NY License Requirements FAQ
NYS Education Department  – Office of the Professions (State requirements)
NYS Education Department – Office of the Professions (Sign Up Form)

AIA New York State Architect Licensing Advisor (resource to AXP participants): Thomas L. Penn,


General NYS Registration Board Contact Info

New York State Education Department: Office of the Professions – State Board for Architecture
89 EB Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000
T:    518-474-3817 x110
Main Contact: Robert Lopez, RA