Professional Land Surveyor Licensure

Professional Land Surveyor Application

NOTE:  Nevada does not issue temporary licenses; you may not practice land surveying in Nevada until your license is issued.

Initial License Applicants

For initial licensure in the state of Nevada you are required to provide all of the items listed bellow:

Please click on the following items for forms and instructions.

  1. Documented Proof of Right to Work is the USA (for persons residing in USA)
  2. Application
  3. References
  4. Professional Land Surveyor Experience Summary Form
  5. Child Support Declaration Form
  6. Waiver of Notice Form
  7. Verification of License/Exam
  8. Transcript Order Form

Click here for a printable checklist

Reciprocity Applicants

If you are an NCEES record holder, click here.

You are only required to provide items (1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7) from the items stated above.

Reinstatement Applicants

You are only required to provide items (1, 2, 4 and 5) from the items stated above.

You must also include the following, also:

PE Reinstatement Letter

PDH Activity Report Log

Update Your Contact Information

To update your contact information click bellow:

Contact Information Update Form

Upcoming deadlines:

December 12th for review at our January 12th Board meeting     

February 9th for review at our March 9th Board Meeting          

April 11th for review at our May 11th Board Meeting                    

June 21st for review at our July 21st Board Meeting

NOTE: All items required for licensure in the state of Nevada must be in 30 days prior to a scheduled Board meeting for your application to be reviewed. Incomplete application will be delayed and not submitted for the Board’s review until complete.

Click here for  Board Meeting Information and Schedule

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO CONTACT THE BOARD REGARDING THE STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION.  You may call our office at 775-688-1231 or email us at board@boe.state.nv.us

If your application is reviewed at the Board meeting, you will receive EMAIL notification of the Board’s action on your application the week after the Board meeting.  If you are approved by the Board, included in the email will be a multiple choice examination on our Nevada Laws.  You will be required to pass this exam and submit a pro-rated license fee before your Nevada license will be issued.  Your email will include the pro-rated license fee amount due.

Read the following Nevada Laws:  NRS 625 & NAC 625

It is very important to read and understand Nevada’s statutes and regulations. Chapter 625 contains necessary requirements to being approved and licensed by the Board.

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Mail all documents to:

Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
1755 East Plumb Lane, Suite 135
Reno, NV   89502