Any use of the title "Architect" within New York requires licensure in this State. To use that license to practice, you must also be registered in New York.
To be licensed as an architect in New York you must:
- be of good moral character
- be at least 21 years of age.
- meet education requirements.
- meet experience requirements; and
- meet examination requirements.
You must submit an Application for Licensure (Form 1) along with the appropriate fee for licensure and first registration to the Office of the Professions. You must also have any other indicated forms submitted to the Office of the Professions at the address specified on each form. It is your responsibility to follow up with anyone you have asked to send us material.
You should also read the general licensing information applicable for all professions.