Kentucky Architect Online Continuing Education FAQs


How do I renew your Kentucky architect license?

  1. Complete 12 hours of continuing education by December 31st.
  2. A renewal notice will be sent you in the mail approximately two months prior to the expiration date of your license.
  3. Complete the renewal notice and pay the $125 fee by June 30th.

What are the Kentucky Continuing Education guideline requirements?

Kentucky architects must complete a minimum of 12 continuing education hours each calendar year, including 8 hours of continuing education in HSW subjects.

 Who notifies Kentucky of my architect continuing education?

It is the licensee’s responsibility to notify the state. You must keep your records for at least 5 years. Architects Training Institute will store your records for 6-years at no extra cost.

 Do I need to complete continuing education requirements for 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).

How do I contact the state about Kentucky architect renewal requirements?

Kentucky Board of Architects
155 East Main Street, Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: 859-246-2069
Fax: 859-246-2431