Veterans Benefit for Licensing Examination Fees

Candidates who are veterans, or dependents of veterans, and who are taking licensing examinations through the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners may be eligible for reimbursement of the exam fee by the Department of Veteran's Affairs. The Architect Registration Examination (ARE), the Landscape Architect Registration Examination (LARE), and the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) examination have been approved for exam fee reimbursement if the veteran or dependent qualifies.

For details about this program, you may link to the GI Bill Educational Benefits Web site then scroll down the page and click on "more information on Licensing and Certification Tests".

If you think you may qualify for this benefit, you should submit the following forms to the Department of Veteran's Affairs, VA Regional Office, PO Box 8888, Muskogee, OK 74402-8888.

Application for Licensing & Certification Testing Fee Reimbursement (LACAS 1)

Form 22-1990 - Application for VA Education Benefits (for Veterans) OR Form 22-5490 - Application for Survivor's and Dependent's Educational Assistance. Or you may call toll-free 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) to speak with a Veteran's Benefits Counselor.

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