Meeting Change Notice: August 5 Board Meeting Times, Webex Format
All committees and sections prior to the Board meeting on August 5 with the exception of the Executive Committee have been canceled. The Executive Committee will meet at 8:00am, with the full Board meeting at 8:30am.
The meeting will be held via WebEx. To request the meeting details and join via WebEx, use the email link below.
August 5 Meeting Details
"Was My Licensed Renewed for 2020-2022?"
Wanting to confirm that your renewal application was received and accept? Check the "Licensee Lookup." If your expiration says 6/30/2022, you are renewed. Note that the Board will not be mailing license cards. Anyone wishing to confirm your license status can be directed to this Licensee Lookup site.
Please allows 4-5 business days for your renewal application to be reviewed, approved, and processed.
2018-2020 Licenses Are Expired
You Can Still Renew Online for 2020-2022
NOTE: There is no grace period with license/certificate expiration. If you need to practice/hold out in Minnesota, you need to renew.
Renew now through Online Renewal Services. Have handy:
- your PDH hours,
- your license or certificate number,
- the last four digits of your social security number, and
- your credit card information.
You will be charged a late fee.
Renew Online PDH Requirements FAQs
2018-2020 CE Carryover List Available
If your name does not appear on this carryover list, you do not have any CE from the prior period you can carry over to this renewal.
2018-2020 CE Carryover
Retiring Rather Than Renewing? Let the Board Know!
Find out how to request "Retired" status (very simple) and what it means.
Choosing Retired Status
Staff Working Split Office/Remote Schedule
Please use email as the most efficient way to reach Board staff. See ""Staff" under "Contact" or use the general email box: firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATE: Minnesota FSS, PSS, FG, PG, and MNLS Spring Exam Administrations CANCELED
All Board-administered exams previously scheduled for MARCH and APRIL, 2020 are CANCELED.
The Board has attempted to reach all examinees by phone now regarding the cancellation. The Board will follow up by letter later regarding a rescheduled examination date. Anyone who was approved to sit for this exam administration will NOT need to reapply to the Board to sit. Examinees do not need to contact the Board at this time; the Board will reach out to you, as details become available.
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Rules Package R-4579 Effective March 16, 2020
Rule Package R-4579, which govern definitions, engineering examination and experience, land surveying education and experience, and geoscience education and experience, was published in the State Register on March 9, 2020. It is effective March 16, 2020.
The rule in its revised form will be available on the Revisor's website in the next few business days, a link to which is available on the Board's Statutes and Rules page.
For more information on these changes impact to examination and licensure requirements, see the page for the particular profession under Get Licensed.
Board Member and Past Chair Nirmal Jain Receives U of MN Honor
University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel has conferred the 2020 President's Award for Outstanding Service on Nirmal Jain, PE, Board member and past Chair. Jain is currently Principal Engineer at the University of Minnesota, overseeing its building design and energy optimization programs. He was the construction engineering coordinator for TCF Bank Stadium and many other large buildings on the Twin Cities campus. He is as an adjunct instructor for the University of Minnesota and Dakota County Technical College. On the national level, he has served as an officer of the NCEES Central Zone.
In presenting the award, President Gabel wrote: "I am delighted to give you this well-deserved recognition for your remarkable work. With this award, you become a member of an elite group of faculty and staff of the University community.
Your excellence is a model for your colleagues and co-workers to emulate. True to the mission of this great land-grant institution, you have done more than your share to make the University of Minnesota one of the preeminent institutions in the nation."
NCEES Seeks Ag and Bio Engineers to Participate in PAKS
NCEES is seeking licensed agricultural and biological engineers to participate in an online survey as part of the professional activities and knowledge study (PAKS) for the PE Agricultural and Biological Engineering exam. This survey will be used to update the specifications for the exam. Please respond to NCEES by March 26, 2020, if you wish to participate.