Oklahoma Architects Continuing Education Requirements

Total State Hours: 24 Hours in HSW subjects
Total AIA Membership Hours: 18 Annually, including 12 HSW

Renewal Deadline: June 30th
Years: Odd-Numbered Years

How do I renew my Oklahoma architect license?

  1. Complete 24-hours of continuing education
  2. Complete the renewal notice sent to you by the state 6 weeks prior to June 3oth of odd-numbered years. If you do not receive a renewal form by May 15th of odd-numbered years contact the board.

What are the Oklahoma Continuing Education Guideline Requirements?

Oklahoma architects must complete a minimum of 24 HSW continuing education hours by June 30th of odd-numbered years.

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 Oklahoma architect license?


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

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

Who notifies Oklahoma of my architect continuing education?

The licensee must notify the state of their continuing education. Architects Training Institute will store your continuing education records for 6-years at no additional cost.

Does Oklahoma offer architect reciprocity?

Yes, an individual who is a registered architect in another state and holds an NCARB certificate may become registered in Oklahoma. Follow this link to proceed: https://www.ok.gov/Architects/documents/2017%20reciprocal%20architect%20application.pdf

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

You must contact the Board office at (405) 949-2383 to determine what requirements you must meet to renew your license.

Oklahoma Board of Architects

3555 NW 58th St., Ste #640
Oklahoma City, OK 73112            

Phone: 405-949-2383
Fax: 405-949-1690
Website: http://www.ok.gov/Architects