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Architects working on a planThe ultimate responsibility of the Board is to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of North Dakota by ensuring that those individuals licensed to provide architectural and landscape architectural services in the state are duly qualified.

The Board is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (a national credentialing organization) and we are a member of the NCARB Central States Conference, Region 5, which is comprised of the states of Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming.


License Renewal

All licenses to practice in North Dakota (issued prior to May 1st) will expire on June 30, 2017. Renewal notices will be emailed to the email address we have on file for you. In addition, postcards were sent to the mailing address we have on file for you. Please note that you must renew your license PRIOR to July 1st to avoid the late fee. Here are a few things to know prior to renewing your license:

1. You must renew your own license. You may not have someone renew your license on your behalf.

2. You must renew prior to July 1st. After June 30th you will not be authorized to practice in the state of North Dakota.

3. You must renew through our online system and pay using a Visa or MasterCard.

4. If you have had any disciplinary action taken against you since your last renewal, please email stacy@bis.midco.net for instructions on how to renew.

Please use the following link to renew your license: North Dakota License Renewal

Feel free to contact our office at 701-223-3540 or e-mail stacy@bis.midco.net if you have any questions.                    

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