District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering


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Physical address:
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Suite 500 East
Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 442-4320
Fax: (202) 698-4329

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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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District of Columbia Engineer Intern Certification

Agency:District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering
Fact Checked:7/3/18

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$185

Fact Checked:11/2/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:11/2/18

District of Columbia Engineering Firm License

Not required



Engineering Firm licensure is not required on the State level in District of Columbia.

Firm licenses are not issued at the state level, however, a licensed individual must oversee all engineering work. Firms should consult board rules and state statutes before doing business.

More information: District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering
Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Professional Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
Ownership Requirements:

Business Corporations:

  • At least one of the principal officers must be a District of Columbia licensed engineer.

Professional Corporations:

  • Each of the of the original shareholders and directors must licensed in a professional service performed by the firm.
  • At least one of the principal officers must be a District of Columbia licensed engineer.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • At least one of the principal members must be a District of Columbia licensed engineer.

Professional Limited Liability Companies:

  • At least one of the principal members must be a District of Columbia licensed engineer.

Partnerships:

  • At least one of the partners must be a District of Columbia licensed engineer.

District of Columbia Land Surveying License

Not required



Land Surveying Firm licensure is not required on the State level in District of Columbia.

Firm licenses are not issued at the state level, however, a licensed individual must oversee all surveying work. Firms should consult board rules and state statutes before doing business.

More information: District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering

District of Columbia Land Surveyor Intern Certification

Agency:District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$120

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Intern certificates do not need to be renewed.

District of Columbia Land Surveyor License

Agency:District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$65 application fee + $120 license fee.

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:6/3/19

District of Columbia Professional Engineer - Structural License

Agency:District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering
Allow Digital Signatures?Yes
Digital Signature Guidelines:

Computer-generated seals not signed with a digital signature may be used on final original drawings provided a handwritten signature is placed adjacent to or across the seal and the date is written below the stamp. Drawings, specifications, plans, reports, or documents which do not require certification may be transmitted electronically but shall have the generated seal, if any, removed before transmitting and shall have the following inserted in lieu of the signature and date:

"This document originally issued and sealed by (name of licensee), P.E.#_______/P.L.S.#_______ on (date of sealing). This document should not be considered a certified document."

17 DC Reg. § 1516.9

Allow Digital Sealing?Yes
Digital Sealing Guidelines:

Drawings, reports, or documents that are signed using a digital signature, as defined in these Rules, shall contain the following:

(a) An authentication procedure that includes the following elements:

  1. A unique signature;
  2. Capability to verify the source;
  3. Sole control by the person using it; and
  4. A link to the document in such a manner that the digital signature is invalidated if any data in the document is changed; and

(b) A list of the hardware, software, and parameters used to prepare the document(s).

17 DC Reg. § 1516.10

Fact Checked:5/12/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$185

Fact Checked:5/19/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:5/19/21

District of Columbia Professional Engineer License

Agency:District of Columbia Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration - Board of Professional Engineering
Allow Digital Signatures?Yes
Digital Signature Guidelines:

Computer-generated seals not signed with a digital signature may be used on final original drawings provided a handwritten signature is placed adjacent to or across the seal and the date is written below the stamp. Drawings, specifications, plans, reports, or documents which do not require certification may be transmitted electronically but shall have the generated seal, if any, removed before transmitting and shall have the following inserted in lieu of the signature and date:

"This document originally issued and sealed by (name of licensee), P.E.#_______/P.L.S.#_______ on (date of sealing). This document should not be considered a certified document."

17 DC Reg. § 1516.9

Allow Digital Sealing?Yes
Digital Sealing Guidelines:

Drawings, reports, or documents that are signed using a digital signature, as defined in these Rules, shall contain the following:

(a) An authentication procedure that includes the following elements:

  1. A unique signature;
  2. Capability to verify the source;
  3. Sole control by the person using it; and
  4. A link to the document in such a manner that the digital signature is invalidated if any data in the document is changed; and

(b) A list of the hardware, software, and parameters used to prepare the document(s).

17 DC Reg. § 1516.10

Fact Checked:5/12/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$185

Fact Checked:5/19/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$155

Due:

By August 31 of even-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:5/19/21

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