Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists


  • ADDED SEPTEMBER 22, 2023 - The materials for the October 3, 2023 meeting of the Board are now available.
  • NOTICED SEPTEMBER 20, 2023 - The Official Notice and Agenda for the October 3, 2023 meeting of the Board is now available.
  • ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 - Effective January 1, 2024, the state-specific Civil Engineer exams, Engineering Surveying (CES) and Seismic Principles (CSP), will be implementing a new Test Plan.  Both the new and the current Test Plans are available on the Board’s website:
  • NOTICED SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 - The September 21-22, 2023 meeting of the Board has been cancelled. A meeting will be held on October 3, 2023. The official notice and agenda will be posted at a later date.
  • ADDED SEPTEMBER 8, 2023 - The Board requests your professional experience as it relates to the practice of Land Surveying with respect to today’s workplace. The results of the following questionnaire will assist the Board with the development of the state Land Surveying exam for the purposes of issuing a land surveying license. Click on the following link to access the survey before the October 10, 2023 deadline.

  • ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 - The Governor’s Office is currently accepting applications for the vacant Mechanical Engineer seat on the Board.  Interested individuals can visit for more information on how to submit an application for consideration.
  • ANNOUNCED AUGUST 30, 2023 - WANTED: Licensed Independent Expert Consultants for review of Enforcement Cases.  If you would like to assist the Board in a worthwhile effort to protect the public by reviewing enforcement cases, we would love to hear from you!  For more information visit our Technical Experts Recruitment page.
  • ADDED JANUARY 11, 2023 - Effective January 1, 2023, applicants and licensees are required to provide the Board with a valid email address (if they have one) and to notify the Board within 30 days of any change of their email address. Click here for more information about this new requirement and how to notify the Board of your email address.
  • UPDATED JULY 8, 2021 - FRAUD SCAM ALERT - The Board and the Department of Consumer Affairs have been made aware of a fraud scam targeting licensees. Read the Department's Fraud Scam Alert for more information about the scam and tips on how to avoid and report fraud scams.
  • ANNOUNCED JANUARY 6, 2021 - Expedited Licensure for Refugees, Asylees, and Holders of Special Immigrant Visas. Starting January 1, 2021, individuals in the following categories who apply for licensure by the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists may seek an expedited licensure process.
    1. Refugees pursuant to section 1157 of title 8 of the United States Code;
    2. Those granted asylum by the Secretary of Homeland Security or the Attorney General of the United States pursuant to section 1158 of title 8 of the United States Code; or,
    3. Individuals with a special immigrant visa that have been granted a status pursuant to section 1244 of Public Law 110-181, Public Law 109-163, or section 602(b) of title VI of division F of Public Law 111-8.

    In order to receive the expedited licensure process, individuals must provide documentation of their refugee, asylee, or special immigrant visa status when submitting their application package. Please note that this does not mean a license or certification must be issued, but simply that the process will be expedited. Click here for information and documentation examples.

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