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State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects

Architect Fees

License Fees

License Application: $150

License Reinstatement Application: $150

*Temporary Application: $300

Valid for one project for up to two years.

Examination Fees

Architect Registration Examination (ARE) Application*: $0

Architect Registration Examination (ARE) Re-approval Application*: $30

*Additional fees may be required after approval by the Board and are determined by the exam administrator.
Contact NCARB for more information.

License Renewal Fees

Individual Renewal: $80

*Monthly Penalty for Late Renewals: $8

*(maximum of $80)

Certificate of Authorization Fees

Certificate of Authorization Application for Organization

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Valid for two years

Certificate of Authorization Renewal for Organization

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Valid for two years

Size of organization is based on the number of licensed architects and professional engineers employed by the organization both in the United States and other countries, regardless of their jurisdiction of registration or licensure or if the organization is applying to practice only one profession. It does not include licensees who provide occasional part-time or consulting services.

Other Fees

Emeritus Status/Renewals - Non-practicing Architects: $25

Valid for one year. Architects and professional engineers who have elected emeritus status retain their professional honorary titles but are prohibited from practicing. To read more about Emeritus status, view Board Rule 1.13.4

Duplicate Wall Certificate: $25

Returned Check Fee: $30

Roster and/or Public Information Requests: Varies

Cost will be determined by time required to generate documents per Nebraska Public Records Statute 84-712. Standard roster requests will be free and available within four business days. Mailing lists requests by government agencies, political subdivisions of Nebraska or engineering or architectural societies will be issued at no cost to the requesting organization.  Requests must be in writing and may be sent to

Verification of Examination and Licensure: $0


If you have any questions about fees relating to architects, please contact us.