Kansas Architect License Renewal FAQ

Kansas architects must renew their licenses every two years by June 30th. With that deadline quickly approaching, we put together some answers to frequently asked questions about how to renew your Kansas architect license!

How do I renew my Kansas architect license?

Your license expiration date is based upon your last name.

  • Last names A-L: June 30th of even-numbered years
  • Last names M-Z: June 30th of odd-numbered years
  1. An Official Renewal Notice is mailed to the preferred mailing address within two weeks of the renewal portal opening
  2. Ensure you have completed all of your required continuing education
  3. Follow the instructions on the renewal notice to complete your renewal

What are the Kansas continuing education requirements for architects?

Architects in Kansas are required to complete 30 continuing education units (CEUs) each 24 month licensing cycle. Of these hours, 24 CEUs must be completed in Health, Safety & Wellness (HSW) subjects.

I have extra Kansas architect continuing education hours, can I apply them to the next renewal cycle?

Yes, up to 15 hours can carry over into the next renewal.

Who notifies Kansas of my completed architect continuing education?

It is the responsibility of the licensee to maintain records regarding continuing education activities. These records must be kept for a minimum of four years and supplied to the board in the event of an audit. Architects Training Institute will submit your course completions to the AIA & maintain your records for 6 years free of charge.

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).

Are AIA approved classes accepted to renew my Kansas architect license?

Yes.

Click here for more information on renewing online!

State Contact Info:

Kansas State Board of Technical Professions
900 SW Jackson St, Suite 507
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: (785) 296-3053
KSBTPadmin@KS.GOV
https://www.ksbtp.ks.gov/home

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