Online Services

Get License Services and/or certification of Architects and Landscape Architects

For the exam, please pay the annual fee of $75.00 and bring proof to the College. Then set your Profile in My NCARB under My Examination and make a reservation for the examination.

Physical Address

Board of Examiners of Architects and Landscape Architects

Calle San José Esq. San Francisco

Diputación Provincial Building

2nd  Floor

San Juan, PR 00902-327

Postal Address

Department of State

Assistant Secretary of Examination Boards

Board of Examiners of Architects and Landscape Architects

P.O. Box 9023271

San Juan, PR 00902-3271

Contact

Mr. Carlos Rosado Malave – Official of Meetings

Phone: 787-722-2122

Email: jeaap@estado.gobierno.pr

Legal Basis

Law No. 173 of August 12, 1988 (Download), as amended; Law No. 185 of December 26, 1997 (Download); Law No. 138 of July 25, 2000 (Download); Law No. 333 of December 29, 2003 (Download); Law No. 180 of December 7, 2007 (Download).

Regulations: Regulation No. 7717 of July 2, 2009; Regulation of the Board of Examiners of Architects and Landscape Architects (Download); Regulation No. 8380 of August 9, 2013; Regulation of Continuing Education (Download)

Board Examination Dates

Notice of Board Examination dates for Landscape Architecture CLARB / LARE *

For information regarding deadlines to apply for examinations or to register, please call the Board of Examiners.

 

For application deadlines of the examinations to be offered in computer-based format and the deadline to register you may find the information directly in www.clarb.org.

You can also access www.clarb.org for reference manuals, statistics, study resources, and additional detailed information about this board exam.

* Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards / Landscape Architecture Registration Examination

 Forms and Applications

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  • CERTIFICATES FOR ARCHITECTS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
    • Initial Certificate as Architect or Landscape Architect in Training
    • Renewal of Certificate as Architect or Landscape Architect in Training
  • LICENSES FOR ARCHITECTS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
    • Initial License as Architect or Landscape Architect
    • Renewal of License as Architect or Landscape Architect
    • Special License for Architect or Landscape Architect
  • RECIPROCAL LICENSES
    • Initial Reciprocal License as Architect or Landscape Architect
    • Renewal of Reciprocal License as Architect or Landscape Architect
  • RETIREMENTS, INACTIVATIONS, AND DUPLICATES OF ARCHITECTS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
    • Inactivation of Training Certificate or License as Architect or Landscape of Puerto Rico by reason of retirement
    • Inactivation of Training Certificate or License as Architect or Landscape Architect
    • Duplicate of License or Certificate for Architect or Landscape Architect

Interpretive Resolutions 2010

IR 10-01 – January 19, 2010

IR 10-02 – April 20, 2010

IR 10-02A RI – May 18, 2010

IR 10-03 – April 20, 2010

IR 10-04 – August 17, 2010

RI 10-05 – December 21, 2010

RI 10-06 – December 21, 2010

Regulation of Continuing Education for Architects and Landscape Architects

Regulation # 8380 of August 13, 2013 (Download)

Resolution 2002-01

August 8, 2002

Interpretive Resolution 2002-01: “Use of Titles” (Download)

Attorney General of Puerto Rico Review – Read 837-93-A (Download)

Resolution 2003-01

February 13, 2003

Interpretive Resolution 2003-01: “Examination in Spanish” (Download)

Resolution 2003-02

March 27, 2003

Interpretive Resolution 2003-02: “Direct Supervision” (Download)

Resolution 2003-03

May 22, 2003

Interpretive Resolution 2003-03: “Assessment of Equivalence” (Download)

Resolution 2003-04

July 17, 2003

Interpretive Resolution 2003-04: “To ratify the adoption of ‘Intern Development Program-IDP’ and establish the requirements (when requesting architect license) include an affidavit with details of the professional who conducted the direct supervision related to the two years internship.” (Download)

Resolution 2012-01

December 18, 2012

Interpretive Resolution 2012-01: “Accept CLARB Experience Verification Registry transcription as evidence of compliance with the experience requirement of the Law” (Download)

Resolution 2013-01

August 31, 2013

Resolution 2013-01: “Acknowledge all AIA Contact Hours” (Download)

Resolution 2013-02

August 31, 2013

Resolution 2013-02: “Expiration of licenses, certificates and licensing” (Download)

Resolution 2014-01

May 20, 2014

Date of renewal of certificates and licenses, and fines for late renewal (Download)

Law No. 4

January 1, 2003

Penalties for Altering Blueprints or Construction Projects (Download)

Law No. 333

December 29, 2003

The illegal practice of Architecture and Landscape Architecture is a felony and has increased penalties. (Download)

CAAPPR Code of Ethics (Amended)

Approved: February 13, 2003

(Download)

Continuing Education Manual (Download)

Aprobado por la Comisión Estatal de Elecciones - CEE-SA-16-3903