The Reciprocal Application is for Architects registered in another state with an NCARB Council Record. The following items are required for Reciprocal Application:

 1. Uniform Application

2. Citizenship Affidavit with acceptable documentation.

3. NCARB Council Record – Please contact NCARB at and request the transmittal of your NCARB Council Record for Alabama.

4. Reciprocal License Fee – A check (business or personal), cashier’s check, or money order made payable to the Alabama Board of Architects in the amount of $150. Cash payments are not accepted.

If you prefer payment by Credit Card, the total amount due is $156.00 ($6.00 convenience fee charged by Alabama Interactive). Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted. For this payment option make sure to Include the following with your application: Name on Card; Credit Card Number, Expiration Date, Security Code, and affiliated zip code. The card will be charged upon final application approval.

Please mail all completed items to:

Alabama Board for Registration of Architects
445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4010
Montgomery, AL 36104

Please allow ten business days from receipt of your application materials for processing.  Applications are reviewed in order of receipt. Following the initial application review process, you will be contacted by email regarding your application status. Should you have any questions pertaining to reciprocal licensure, please contact the Board office at