ExaminationGeneral Information - Landscape Architectural Examination/Licensure
Any person who is of good moral character, has attained the age of twenty-one years, has a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school of landscape architecture, has acquired at least three (3) years of satisfactory landscape architectural experience after acquiring such a degree, and has successfully taken and passed all portions of the L.A.R.E. exam may apply to the Board for examination and licensure as a landscape architect.
To schedule to take the Landscape Architect Registration Examination (L.A.R.E.) you must contact The Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Board at (703) 319-8380. CLARB will be responsible for all communication with the candidates regarding administration of the exam, test site locations, providing them their candidate ID numbers, sending them pre-exam orientation information, sending out their test scores and providing information on available services.
Once an applicant has met all of the above requirements you may contact the Board office to obtain the Board's Landscape Architect application for filing. Once the completed application is received back in the Board office, along with the appropriate filing fee, the application will be forwarded to the Landscape Architect Division of the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Landscape Architects for review and/or recommendation for licensure. The Board will notify the applicant of the Division's decision. Please allow 30-60 days for the application process
If licensure is granted, your initial license will be valid until December 31 of the current year. Refer to Statute 327.261 RSMo and Board Rule 4 CSR 30-11.010 regarding renewal of your license.
Application for Licensure as a Landscape Architect (with a CLARB Council Record)
Application for Licensure as a Landscape Architect (by comity without CLARB Council Record)