Arizona Architect FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about Arizona architect licensing and continuing education

Arizona Architect Renewal

Renewal Deadline: Dependent upon initial registration date

Renewal Cycle: Triennial (every 3 years)

State Required Continuing Education: No active CE requirements

AIA Membership Continuing Education: 18 hrs annually, including 12 HSW

See Arizona AIA Courses

Renewing Your License:

How do I renew my Arizona architect license?

  1. Submit check or money order along with completed form to the Arizona Board of Technical Registration

What are the Arizona continuing education requirements for architects?

There are currently no active continuing education requirements for Arizona architects.

When does my Arizona architect registration expire?

Your registration expiration date is based off of the date of your original registration.

  • Originally licensed Jan 1-Mar 31: Three years from Mar 31
  • Originally licensed Apr 1-Jun 30: Three years from Jun 30
  • Originally licensed Jul 1-Sep 30: Three years from Sep 30
  • Originally licensed Oct 1-Dec 31: Three years from Dec 31

Do I need to complete continuing education requirements for my AIA membership?

Yes, as an Architect member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), 18 learning unit hours are required per calendar-year for membership renewal. Of these 18 hours, at least 12 hours must be in subjects designated as Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW).

State Contact Info:

Arizona Board of Technical Registration
1110 W. Washington Street, Suite 240
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 364-4930
Fax: (602) 364-4931

Once I order the course, how long before I can start?

You may begin immediately! Simply click the Login button in the upper right-hand corner on your desktop or in the upper-right menu on mobile. Once you’ve entered your login and password, you will be taken to your courses. Follow the instructions and enjoy!

Once I start an online course, will I be able to start and stop at anytime?

Our courses are available online 24/7 and you are able to log in and log out at any time during the course. If you are going to be away from your computer for more than 10-15 minutes, simply log out. When you log back in, you will be able to re-enter the lesson you were last in.

How long do your continuing education courses take to complete?

Continuing education requirements vary by state. Each course lists a minimum number of credit hours required to complete the course.

How long do I have access to the courses?

We allow up to 6 months for you to complete the courses. During the six months you have unlimited, 24/7 access. If you need additional time, please contact our offices to arrange an extension (please note: a fee may apply).

Are there tests or quizzes in the courses?

Some states do require quizzes, these will be found at the end of lessons. You cannot fail a quiz, though, as you may take it as many times as required to pass!

Once I complete a course, can I still go back and review the lessons?

You are able to review the lessons at any time during the six months you’ll have access to the courses.