Application for NCARB Council Record for licensure candidates: $100
Covers your initial application for an NCARB Record, maintains your active Record for one year, and includes one free Record transmittal to support your application for initial registration.
NCARB Annual Renewal Fee: $85
Maintains your active Record for one year.
TBAE Examination Application Fee: $100
This is a one-time non-refundable fee for processing exam applications and issuing scores.
Architectural Registration Examination
- Total cost (six divisions): $1,410
- Individual divisions: $235
- Retakes: $235
TBAE Initial License Registration Fee: $155
After passing all parts of the ARE within five years of passing your first exam section, completing the fingerprint requirement, and paying the registration fee, you will receive your Texas Registered Architect license number. See the complete TBAE checklist for more information.