Nevada Architect License Renewal FAQ’s

How do I renew my Nevada architect license?

  1. Complete 8-hours of continuing education
  2. Renew your license online  or complete the Paper Renewal Form
  3. Pay the $150 renewal fee

What are the Nevada continuing education guideline requirements?

Nevada architects must complete a minimum of 8 HSW continuing education hours including 2-hours of code courses each calendar year (January 1 through December 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).

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


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

Yes, you may carry over up to 4-hours of continuing education.

Who notifies Nevada of my architect continuing education?

It is the licensee’s responsibility to notify the State.  Registrants must keep records of claimed CEUs for a minimum of three years after the end of the registration period for which the credit is claimed.  Architects Training Institute will store your continuing educaiton records for 6-years at no additional cost.

Does Nevada offer architect reciprocity?

Yes, an individual who is a registered architect in another state and holds an NCARB certificate may become registered in Nevada. Follow this link to proceed:

My Nevada architect registration has lapsed, how do I reinstate it?

You must complete all of the continuing education you missed. For example, if your license was lapsed for 3 years you must complete 24-hours of continuing education. You will have to pay a $300 late renewal fee in addition to the the $150 renewal fee.

Who do I contact with questions about my Nevada architect license?

Nevada State Board of Architecture, Interior Design and Residential Design

2080 E. Flamingo Rd., Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Phone: (702) 486-7300
Fax: (702) 486-7304