Professional Engineer Exam Information

Note: The Engineering Section no longer pre-qualifies examination candidates.  You must schedule first with NCEES. Registration and application deadline dates may vary between NCEES and DSPS. Please visit both sites to view dates.

NCEES is responsible for all administrative aspects of the examination process, including any refund/cancelation inquiries. Please contact NCEES for further information.  Information on the examination content and registration is available on the NCEES site.


Principles and Practice (PE) Examination

To take the principles and practice of engineering examination, you must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Register online on the NCEES site.
  2. After you have passed your examinations, you may submit the Application for Professional Engineer Registration (Form #1736) to the Department for Engineer Section review. Visit the License & Renewal Information page under the Additional Resources section for information on licensure.  

RE-EXAM: Applicants do not need to re-apply with the Board. You must register online with NCEES by the deadline date to be scheduled for the examination.

Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor Licensure Information Sheet