April 2024

Please follow the numbered steps below to register.


Check eligibility

1. Check Eligibility

Where do you wish to become licensed? Check the eligibility requirements for your jurisdiction.


2. Begin the Registration Process with CLARB

Begin the exam registration process by starting a Council Record if you do not already have one and entering your education history before registering for the exam.


2a. Obtain Pre-Approval*

If pre-approval is required for your jurisdiction, complete your Council Record and transmit  it to the licensure board where you plan to become licensed. Otherwise, skip to Step 3. 
Register for the exam

3. Register for the exam


If you qualify for the free Construction Documentation and Administration exam section, please register using the Free Section registration page. Not sure if you qualify? Learn more.

Please login to your CLARB user account to register.

Schedule Appointment

4. Schedule Your Test Appointment

Click here to view available test appointments at PSI prior to registering.

Schedule your test appointment. If you do not receive an email with instructions on how to do this, contact CLARB. After scheduling your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not, your appointment may not be scheduled.

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5. Take the Exam

Check Results

6. Check your results 

Results are typically available 6-8 weeks following the last day of the testing administration.

Exam Registration Tips

  • Register for the exam and schedule your test appointment as early as possible to ensure the best chance of selecting the test center and test date that are more convenient for you.
  • Contact the licensure board where you plan to seek initial licensure to confirm what the requirements are for becoming licensed. Licensure requirements may be different than exam requirements.

Already Registered for the Upcoming Exam Administration and Need to Make Changes or ADA Accommodations?

  • Adding an Exam Section
  • Cancelling an Exam Section
  • Requesting ADA Accommodations 
Adding an Exam Section after You Have Registered for the Upcoming Exam Administration
  1. Log into the website and click "My Profile" in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Scroll to "My Event Registrations."
  3. On the "Edit Sections" page, check the sections you wish to add to your registration.
  4. Submit payment for the section(s) you just added.

Should you need to cancel one or more exam sections, you must cancel by the cancellation deadline in order to receive a refund. 
View CLARB's cancellation policy for details.

Requesting ADA Accommodations

Applying for accommodations:
CLARB follows the standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for accommodations for disabled candidates. Should you require accommodations for a disability, please contact Rebecca Moden at rmoden@clarb.org at least 30 days before the exam to apply and obtain approval for accommodations on the L.A.R.E.
When scheduling a test appointment with accommodations:
Once your accommodations have been approved, you may register for the L.A.R.E. via the CLARB website and schedule your appointment. All appointments with accommodations must be scheduled using the PSI Zendesk system after registering for the L.A.R.E. Some accommodations may require testing in an in-person test center.