Professional Engineers

Application Forms

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER

  • ATTENTION APPLICANTS
  • Prior to completing an application, we strongly recommend that you read all the instructions.

    It is the applicant's responsibility to download the complete application form.

    Your application must be typewritten.

    Incomplete applications will not be processed. All applicants must provide requested information and/or documents as indicated.

    Application filing fees are non-refundable. Prior to submitting your application, please be sure you have met the minimum requirements (Refer to Instructions for completion of application form as well as the Statutes, Rules and Regulations.) If you have any questions, contact the Board office, (573) 751-0047.

    Letters of Reference:

    An envelope marked "CONFIDENTIAL TO THE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER TO WHOM PRESENTED" shall be provided to the three professional engineers completing your professional letters of reference. The envelope shall also reflect your name. The professional engineer must complete the reference letter, seal it in the envelope provided, affix his/her signature across the seal of the envelope and return it to you to be included with the application.

    An envelope marked "CONFIDENTIAL TO THE PERSON TO WHOM PRESENTED" shall be provided to the two individuals completing your personal letters of reference. The envelope shall also reflect your name. The individual providing the personal reference must complete the reference letter, seal it in the envelope provided, affix his/her signature across the seal of the envelope and return it to you to be included with the application.

    We do not accept applications by fax or e-mail. Applications must reflect your original signature and be notarized.

    Examination applications must be received in the Board office not later than the filing deadline.

    We do not offer temporary registration.

    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.

    It is your responsibility to keep a copy of the application for your files.

    If you have previously filed an application in the State of Missouri, do not complete this application form. Call the Board office for instructions.

    EXAMINATION APPLICANTS

    Please answer the following questions before completing an application form.

    1. Do you hold a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)? An engineering technology degree is not acceptable.
    2. Have you taken and passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination?
    3. Have you acquired at least four (4) years of satisfactory engineering experience following the date you received your ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering degree?

    If you answered "no" to any of the above questions, call the Board office, (573) 751-0047.

    COMITY APPLICANTS

    Please answer the following questions before completing an application form.

    1. Do you hold a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)? An engineering technology degree is not acceptable.
    2. Have you acquired at least four (4) years of satisfactory engineering experience following the date you received your ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering degree?
    3. Have you taken and passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Examination and the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination?
    4. Are you licensed as a professional engineer in another state, territory or possession of the United States, or in another country?

    If you answered "no" to any of the above questions, call the Board Office, (573) 751-0047.

    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.orgor 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.

    (However, if you were licensed as a professional engineer in another state, territory or possession of the United States or in another country before January 1, 1977, you may submit the standard application for licensure as a professional engineer without an evaluation report.)

    U. S. NON-ABET ACCREDITED DEGREE APPLICANTS

    Effective January 1, 2011, 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.

    (However, if you were licensed as a professional engineer in another state, territory or possession of the United States or in another country before January 1, 1977, you may submit the standard application for licensure as a professional engineer without an evaluation report.)

    327.392 APPLICANTS

    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 registration.

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    Examination Application (Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination)

    Comity Application

    327.392 Application Form