Land Surveyors-in-Training

*ALERT: Effective September 30, 2018, Board Rules 20 CSR 2030-14.20, 20 CSR 2030-14.030, and 2030-14.040 were amended to update the surveying coursework title descriptions and to increase the hourly requirement in Legal Aspects of Boundary Survey and decrease the hourly requirement in Surveying (A) and/or (B) courses. To view the most current version, please click on the following link:

Should you have any questions regarding these rule changes please contact Board Staff, Karen Payne, at (573) 522-9933.

Acceptable Coursework for Enrollment
Application Forms
FS Examination
Related Links

Note: Checks and/or money orders must be drawn on a United States bank.

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Important notice regarding FS exam registration and scheduling.

The FS exam is a computer based examination which is offered year-round at approved Pearson VUE test centers. Visit for details.

It's important to register and schedule the FS exam as far in advance as possible to secure an appointment at your preferred approved Pearson VUE test center. Test centers can fill up quickly.

How to register & schedule

  • Visit and select your state from the drop-down menu on the right side of the page
  • Login or create your MyNCEES account and complete the registration process
  • Once approved, schedule your exam appointment through your MyNCEES account

NCEES Examinee Guide

NOTICE - Qualifications for Licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor