OAR 806-010-0035
Registration by Reciprocity

(1) No person may use the “Architect” title, except under the conditions outlined under OAR 806-010-0037 (Architect Title) and ORS 671.065 (Certification based on recognition by national council or other jurisdictions).
(2) Prior to practicing architecture in Oregon, an individual must apply for and obtain a certificate of registration from the Board.
(3) To become registered by reciprocity to practice architecture in Oregon, an individual must
(a) Possess an active architectural certificate of registration or license from another Board recognized jurisdiction;
(b) Submit a complete Registration by Reciprocity Application form;
(c) Pay the required fees;
(d) Pass the Jurisprudence Exam according to OAR 806-010-0010 (Approved Architect and Firm Registration and Evaluation Programs)(8);
(e) Provide any other information required by the Board; and
(f) Provide all required documentation by
(A) Transmitting an active Certificate issued by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) as approved by the Board, or
(B) Submitting official (i.e., provided to the Board by the granting authority) documentary evidence of all the following:
(i) A professional degree in architecture meeting the education standard under OAR 806-010-0010 (Approved Architect and Firm Registration and Evaluation Programs)(1);
(ii) Passing the ARE or the examination equivalents to the ARE as listed in the June 2020 NCARB Certification Guidelines, available at www.ncarb.org or by request from the Board; and
(iii) Completion of the NCARB AXP program, or two years of practice in architecture in a Board recognized jurisdiction after initial registration or licensure.
(4) The Board reserves the right to require an oral interview of any reciprocity applicant. Oral interviews are held on regularly scheduled Board meeting dates. If an oral interview is required, the applicant will be notified.
(5) Upon successful completion of all requirements for registration by reciprocity, the individual will be issued a certificate of registration and decorative wall certificate according to OAR 806-010-0040 (Architect Certificates).
(6) If an application is not deemed complete within 12 months of the date of the original application, the applicant must apply again as a new applicant.

Source: Rule 806-010-0035 — Registration by Reciprocity, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=806-010-0035.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 806-010-0035’s source at or​.us