Agency contact information:
Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID), Minnesota Board of
85 E. 7th Place, Suite 160
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 296-2388 | (800) 627-3529 (TTY)
(651) 297-5310 (fax)
Contact Info: Laurie.Nistl@state.mn.us
The Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) licenses and regulates the practice of architecture, professional engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and use of title for certified interior design.
Minn. Stats. 326
Application forms are available on the Board website at Applications for Examination, Licensure and Certification.
Apply by one of the following methods: Comity (licensed in another jurisdiction) or Examination (need to take National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) exams).
See the Board's website for current information. See Statutes and Rules sections.
COMITY Licensure Application Fee - $100
EXAM Licensure Application Fee - $75
Licensure Fee - $132* *Fees include the licensing surcharge pursuant to the Session Laws of Minnesota 2012, Chapter 101, Article 2, Section 59.
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) ARE® exam costs may be found on their website.
Period of Issuance:
Two (2) years. All professional licenses expire on June 30th of even-numbered years, unless renewed.
Length of Determination Process: