Land Surveying


Applications for Examination or Licensure

Note: Effective for the April 2014 examination, the fee for the MN Local Exam will be $400.

You must apply to the Board and have your application approved BEFORE you apply to NCEES Exam Administration Services to take the FS, PS or MNLS exam. You will not be allowed to register with NCEES Exam Administration Services unless you have a current, approved application on file in the Board office.

Fundamentals of Surveying Exam Application

Land Surveyor Exam Application

Application for Land Surveyor License by Comity

"Comity" is similar to reciprocity.

Computer-Based Testing Information - Click for information regarding the computer-based FS examination.


Study Materials

MN Land Surveyor Candidate Handbook
(for MN Local Exam)

NCEES Guidelines for progressive surveying experience



April 2013 PS Exam Specifications (1-14-13)