Professional Land Surveyors

Application Forms

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS A PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR

  • 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 Law, Rules and Regulations.) If you have any question, contact the Board office, (573) 751-0047.

    Letters of Reference:

    An envelope marked "CONFIDENTIAL TO THE LAND SURVEYOR TO WHOM PRESENTED" shall be provided to the three professional land surveyors completing your professional letters of reference. The envelope shall also reflect your name. The professional land surveyor 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.

    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 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 another application form. Call the Board office for instructions.

    EXAMINATION APPLICANTS

    Please answer the following questions before completing an application form.

    1. Have you taken and passed the Fundamentals of Land Surveying Examination (LSIT)?
    2. Have you been enrolled as a land surveyor-in-training for a period of one year? (Effective January 1, 2006, four years of satisfactory professional field and office experience in land surveying from the date of enrollment as a land surveyor-in-training under the immediate personal supervision of a professional land surveyor will be required.)
    3. Have you acquired the necessary professional field and office experience in land surveying under the immediate supervision of a professional land surveyor?
    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. Have you taken and passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Land Surveying Examination (LSIT) and the NCEES Principles and Practice of Land Surveying Examination?
    2. Have you been enrolled as a land surveyor-in-training for a period of four years? (Prior to January 1, 2006, any applicant enrolled as a land surveyor-in-training under the provisions of subsection (1) or (2) of section 327.312 must have acquired at least two years of satisfactory professional field and office experience in land surveying under the immediate supervision of a professional land surveyor. Any person who applied for enrollment as a land surveyor-in-training under the provisions of subsection (3) of section 327.312 must have acquired at least one year of satisfactory professional field and office experience in land surveying under the immediate supervision of a professional land surveyor.)
    3. Have you acquired the necessary professional field and office experience in land surveying under the immediate supervision of a professional land surveyor?
    4. Are you licensed as a professional land surveyor in another state, territory or possession of the United States, or in another country?
    5. Was your original professional land surveying license granted on or after January 1, 1991? (Effective January 1, 1991 all applicants must have a minimum of 12 hours of land surveying coursework to be eligible for licensure in the state of Missouri.)

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

    All applicants for licensure by comity will be required to pass the written Missouri Specific Examination.

    327.391 APPLICANTS

    If have acquired at least 20 years of satisfactory land surveying experience, you may qualify for licensure as a professional land surveyor under Section 327.391 RSMo; Board Rule 20 CSR 2030-4.050. Applicant should be a resident of the State of Missouri or hold a valid certificate of licensure as a land surveyor issued by another state.

    Examination Application Form - (Complete this application if you are currently enrolled as a Land Surveyor-in-Training wishing to apply for the Principles and Practice Examination.)

    Comity Application Form - (Complete this application if you are applying by comity based on your licensure in another state.)