In Illinois, landscape architects must be registered by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Registration requirements include:
- successful completion of a professional degree in landscape architecture from an approved program;
- at least two years of approved experience;
- passage of the Landscape Architect Registration Examination (L.A.R.E.) of the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards; and
- payment of fees.
Registration must be renewed every two years.
For more information, contact:Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: 217.785.0800, Fax: 217.782.7645