Professional Engineers

We do not offer temporary licensure.

Upon receipt of an application, it typically takes 30 - 120 days for processing pending the volume of applications awaiting review and examination filing deadlines. Processing time varies and 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 and Board Rule 20 CSR 2030-11.010 regarding renewal of your license.

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE BY EXAMINATION

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

REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE BY COMITY

A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET).
An engineering technology degree does not meet the educational requirements.
Acquired at least four (4) years of satisfactory engineering experience following the date you received your ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering degree.
Taken and passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination and the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination.
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 865-654-6824. 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 865-654-6824. Once you have satisfied the requirements, you may complete the standard application form and submit it to the Board office for consideration.

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Examination Application (Complete this application if you wish to apply for the Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination)

Comity Application

327.392 Application