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NCEES Seeks Mechanical Engineers' Expertise and Advice


NCEES is currently seeking licensed mechanical engineers to participate in a professional activities and knowledge study, or PAKS, for the PE Mechanical exam.

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Comity Applications

Beginning October 1, 2014, applications for licensure by comity for professional engineering and land surveying will require submission of a current verification of licensure from the base state even if the applicant is submitting an NCEES record.


Latest issue of The Communicator now available.

The Board's newsletter has been mailed to all current licensees and certificate holders.

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NCEES Approves Revised Approach to Education Initiative

The licensing boards that make up NCEES have voted to modify the approach to requiring additional education for initial licensure originally intended to be effective in 2020. The additional education requirement called for an engineering licensure candidate to obtain a master's degree or its equivalent before intial licensure. This latest decision means that in 2020 the NCEES Model Law and Model Rules will continue to require and engineering bachelor's degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited program to fulfill the education requirement for engineering licensure.

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ARE Retake Policy Shortened

Effective October 1, 2014, the wait time for retesting for the ARE divisions will decrease from six months to 60 days.

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Statute Changes

On May 13, 2014, Governor Dayton signed into law changes to the Board's statutes. These changes are effective August 1, 2014. The Bill includes the following modifications: (1) the continuing education requirement (for renewal of licenses/certificates in 2016); (2) the definition of land surveying; (3) the protection of the "professional engineer" title; and (4) other housekeeping updates.

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License/certficate renewals now open

You may renew your license and/or certificate for 2014-2016 by clicking the link below.

2014-2016 Renewals


Electronic Verification of FE, PE, FS and PS Exams

Verifications of licensure for professional engineers or land surveyors and verifications of FE, PE, FS and PS examinations are now completed electronically.

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Updates from the National Councils





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