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Form 4P - Attestation of 10 Years of Lawful Practice Outside New York State as Principal/Shareholder/Owner of Firm

This form must be used for Principal/Practical Examination Candidates ONLY.

A Form 4P must be submitted directly by three architects who can attest to your lawful practice as principal/shareholder/owner of your own architecture firm outside New York State.  This form will not be accepted if submitted by the applicant.

  • Section I: Complete this section of the form before sending it to the architect who can attest to your lawful practice.
  • Section II: The architect must complete this section and return the form directly to the Office of the Professions at the address at the end of the form.

Electronic Verification of Experience

The Office of the Professions (OP) will accept experience forms directly from supervisors provided that:
  • OP can independently verify that the documentation is received directly from the supervisor
  • The applicant had no opportunity to directly alter the experience form before it is sent or transmitted.
  • Any experience documentation submissions should be made electronically to*.

*Do NOT use this email to submit a question, as we will be unable to provide a response. Submit a Contact Us Form for questions regarding specific applications or to check the status of a licensure application.