Terms and Conditions

The Online Payment Terms constitute a contract between you and the National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc. (NAAB). Please read them carefully. You may either accept or decline the Terms as indicated at the bottom of this page, but to make payment online by credit card you must accept the Terms by clicking “I Accept”. All payments of NAAB invoices by credit card online are subject to the following conditions.

  1. NAAB accepts the following credit cards:
    • AmericanExpress
    • Discover
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
  2. You warrant that:
    • You are 18 years of age or over.
    • You have the appropriate authority to validly accept the Online Payment Terms and are able to and will meet your obligations in relation to these Terms.
    • The credit card used to pay online is issued in your name or you are authorized to use the credit card.
    • You will pay the credit card issuer all charges incurred.
    • The information supplied by you is true and correct.
  3. When you complete the online payment form, funds will be deducted from your credit card in USD currency. All payments are debited to NAAB. Due to the way transactions are processed by the external banking sites, there may be delays of 1-3 days in updating your payment in NAAB’s records.
  4. Credit card payments are secure:
    • Payments will be processed directly by Vantagecard.com (US dollar transactions) using PayTrace web based technology.
    • Credit card numbers are protected with a high level of encryption when transmitted over the Internet, and NAAB is PCI compliant. 
  5. Confirmation of payment:
    • If payment is successful, you will receive a confirmation notice of your completed payment.
    • If payment is unsuccessful, you will be advised that your payment has failed. NAAB will not be advised why a payment has failed; therefore, you should contact your credit card provider for details.
    • If your payment fails, please use one of the other payment methods described on your invoice to pay your invoice. Please arrange an alternative payment method promptly.
    • NAAB will confirm your payment details via email.
  6. By using NAAB’s online payment facilities, you accept and consent to your personal data being provided to the Service Provider, Vantagecard.com., for the sole purpose of offering and administering the online payment. We respect the privacy of every individual who visits our site. The NAAB website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
  7. NAAB’s Terms and Conditions for online credit card payments are subject to change at any time. Each transaction shall be subject to the specific Terms and Conditions that were in place at the time of the transaction. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact support by email at info@naab.org or telephone at 202.783.2007.
  8. Important security note: Never transmit credit card information by e-mail.