Below is a link to join the official LinkedIn group site for the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).

This group exists for current and future architectural professionals and others who want to stay informed and share experiences related to the regulation and practice of architecture as prescribed by NCARB.

NCARB comprises the architectural registration boards of all 50 states as well as those of the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NCARB assists its member registration boards in carrying out their duties and provides a certification program for individual architects.

“Official” and urgent questions or concerns should NOT be posted here, but should be directed to or by calling (202) 879-0520. Likewise, NCARB provides its comprehensive web site at as the final authority for all information needs of architects and interns.

[Please see the GROUP RULES for participation guidelines and NCARB’s disclaimer statement.]

For optimal use of this site, group members should set their personal LinkedIn preferences to receive NCARB news and information.


NCARB protects the public health, safety, and welfare by leading the regulation of the practice of architecture through the development and application of standards for licensure and credentialing of architects.

The architectural profession relies on NCARB as the chief record keeper and standard-bearer of regulation for architects seeking licensure and reciprocity. Also, interns and students studying to be architects use NCARB’s services and resources to take part in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and complete the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®).

NCARB’s Core Values are:

• Integrity
• Accountability
• Transparency
• Collaboration
• Leadership
• Excellence