SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF TECHNICAL PROFESSIONS
2040 West Main Street, Suite 304, Rapid City, SD 57702-2447
Phone 605-394-2510 Fax 605-394-2509
Application for Registration to Practice Architecture by Exam
South Dakota has Direct Registration with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). After passing the Architectual Registration Examination (A.R.E.), if you choose to have South Dakota as your home or "base" state, you must notify NCARB. Then NCARB will send you all your records, including the scores indicating you have passed the A.R.E to our office.
Complete the online open-book Take Home Exam over South Dakota laws. Complete the Architect application and Mail with your check or fax with a Credit Card Authorization Form to this office. Application fee is $100. Upon receipt of the application and passage of the take home exam, the South Dakota Board will license you as an architect.