Completed applications are processed in the order of receipt in as timely a manner as possible. Processing time varies depending on the volume of applications awaiting review and examination filing deadlines, therefore a specific licensure date cannot be projected.

If licensure is granted, your initial license will be valid until December 31 of the current year. Refer to Statute 327.261 RSMo, Board Rule 20 CSR 2030-11.010 and Board Rule 20 CSR 2030-11.030 regarding renewal of your license.

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE BY EXAMINATION

  1. A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET).
  2. An engineering technology degree does not meet the educational requirements.
  3. Taken and passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.
  4. Acquired at least four (4) years of satisfactory engineering experience following the date you received an engineering degree which meets the Board's educational requirements.

ATTENTION APPLICANTS FOR THE CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EXAMINATION - Inasmuch as the chemical engineering discipline has transitioned to a computer based examination, if you meet the above requirements for examination, go directly to www.ncees.org to register for the examination. DO NOT submit an application to the Board office for approval at this time.

Upon passing the chemical discipline of the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Computer Based Test (CBT), you will need to make application with the Board for licensure as a Professional Engineer. Please be aware that you must meet Missouri requirements. Taking and passing the chemical discipline of the PE examination (CBT) does not guarantee that your application for licensure as a Professional Engineer will be approved. Applicants must meet the following requirements prior to being considered for licensure.

  1. A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET).
  2. An engineering technology degree does not meet the educational requirements.
  3. Taken and passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.
  4. Taken and passed the Chemical discipline of the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Computer Based Test (CBT).
  5. Acquired at least four (4) years of satisfactory engineering experience following the date you received an engineering degree which meets the Board's educational requirements.

Passing of the chemical discipline of the PE examination (CBT) WILL NOT be verified until licensure as a Professional Engineer has been granted by the Missouri Board.

If you FAILED the chemical discipline of the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Computer Based Test (CBT), you will need to re-schedule the examination with NCEES www.ncees.org.

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE BY COMITY

  1. A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET).
  2. An engineering technology degree does not meet the educational requirements.
  3. Acquired at least four (4) years of satisfactory engineering experience following the date you received an engineering degree which meets the Board's educational requirements.
  4. Taken and passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination and the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination.
  5. Licensed as a professional engineer in another state, territory or possession of the United States, or in another country.

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE UNDER SECTION 327.392 RSMo

If you do not meet the qualifications for licensure by examination or comity, there is a possibility you may qualify for licensure as a professional engineer under Statute 327.392 RSMo; Board Rule 20 CSR 2030-4.050. Please refer to Statute 327.392 and Board Rule 20 CSR 2030-4.050 for specific requirements regarding this method of licensure.

FOREIGN-EDUCATED APPLICANTS

All foreign educated applicants holding a bachelor of science in engineering degree not accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) are required to submit a favorable evaluation report completed by NCEES Credentials Evaluations. The application for evaluation of an engineering degree may be obtained by accessing NCEES Credentials Evaluations; www.ncees.org or you may call 864-654-6824. Once you have satisfied the requirements, you may complete the standard application form and submit it to the Board office for consideration.

U. S. NON-ABET ACCREDITED DEGREE APPLICANTS

NCEES Credentials Evaluation will evaluate a non accredited U.S. engineering degree only when coupled with a master's degree or doctorate from a program that is EAC/ABET accredited at the undergraduate or graduate level. The application for evaluation of an engineering degree may be obtained by accessing www.ncees.org or you may call 864-654-6824. Once you have satisfied the requirements, you may complete the standard application form and submit it to the Board office for consideration.


Examination Application

Comity Application (complete this application if you are licensed in another state)

327.392 Application

Updated: August 29, 2017