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SECTION 7206-A
Requirements for a license as a professional land surveyor
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 8, ARTICLE 145
§ 7206-a. Requirements for a license as a professional land surveyor.
1. To qualify for a license as a professional land surveyor, an
applicant shall fulfill the following requirements:

(1) Application: file an application with the department;

(2) Education: have received an education, including a bachelor's or
higher degree based on a program in land surveying, in accordance with
the commissioner's regulations;

(3) Experience: Have practical experience satisfactory to the
department and in accordance with the commissioner's regulations;

(4) Examination: pass an examination satisfactory to the board and in
accordance with the commissioner's regulations;

(5) Age: be at least twenty-one years of age;

(6) Citizenship or immigration status: be a United States citizen or a
noncitizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United
States;

(7) Character: be of good moral character as determined by the
department; and

(8) Fees: pay a fee of one hundred thirty-five dollars to the
department for an initial license, and a fee of two hundred ten dollars
for each triennial registration period.

2. In lieu of the degree requirements specified in paragraph (2) of
subdivision one of this section, an associate's degree in land
surveying, or an associate's degree or higher in engineering, math, or
related science with credits in land surveying acceptable to the
department.

2-a. For admittance to the fundamentals of surveying examination, the
applicant shall fulfill the education, experience, and examination
requirements in accordance with the commissioner's regulations. Upon the
successful completion of the examination, an identification card as an
"intern land surveyor" shall be issued by the department. The fee for
examination qualification and identification card as an "intern land
surveyor" shall be seventy dollars.

* 2-b. In lieu of the degree and experience requirements specified in
paragraphs two and three of subdivision one of this section, eight years
of practical experience in work satisfactory to the department may be
accepted, provided that each full year of college study in engineering
or land surveying satisfactory to the department may at the discretion
of the department be accepted in lieu of one year of the required eight
years of experience.

* NB Repealed April 3, 2029