Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors


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Contact Information

Physical address:
1755 E Plumb Lane
Suite 135
Reno, NV 89502

Phone: (775) 688-1231
Fax: (775) 688-2991

Web: Home Company search Individual search Forms File online
Email: board@boe.state.nv.us

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors 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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Nevada Engineer Intern Certification

Agency:Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
Fact Checked:7/3/18

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Fact Checked:11/2/18

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Nevada Firm Registration (Engineering and/or Surveying)

Agency:Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
Law:

NRS § 625.407

Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Professional Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
Ownership Requirements:

Business Corporations:

  • Officers and directors need not be licensed, but the corporation must appoint a Nevada licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in Nevada.

Professional Corporations:

  • All shareholders, officers, and directors must be licensed in a profession practiced by the PC.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • Members and managers need not be licensed, but the LLC must appoint a Nevada licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in Nevada.

Professional Limited Liability Companies:

  • All members and managers must be licensed in a profession practiced by the PLLC.

Partnerships:

  • Partners need not be licensed, but the partnership must appoint a Nevada licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in Nevada.
Fact Checked:5/28/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Firm Registration

Agency Fee:

$50

Before you Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  • Identify a Nevada licensed professional, who is a full-time employee, to be in responsible charge of the firm's engineering or land surveying activities. If the firm maintains multiple office locations in Nevada, a separate responsible individual must be appointed for each office location.
  • Ensure that your business entity will meet ownership requirements.

Foreign Applicants:

  • Identify a Nevada licensed professional, who is a full-time employee, to be in responsible charge of the firm's engineering or land surveying activities. If the firm maintains multiple office locations in Nevada, a separate responsible individual must be appointed for each office location.
  • Ensure that your Nevada entity will meet ownership requirements.
  • If a corporation, obtain certified copies of your articles of incorporation, and certified copies of all amendments to file during the foreign qualification process. These documents must be dated within 90 days of the time of submitting your foreign qualification documents.
How to Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  1. If your firm name contains some form of the word "engineer", first file a Corporate Name Request with the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
  2. File entity formation documents with the Nevada Secretary of State.
  3. File a Firm Registration Application with the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.

Foreign Applicants:

  1. Determine whether or not your entity will need to foreign qualify in Nevada. If not required, skip to number 4.
  2. If your firm name contains some form of the word "engineer", first file a Corporate Name Request with the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
  3. File foreign qualification documents with the Nevada Secretary of State.
  4. File a Firm Registration Application with the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
Required Attachments:

Foreign Qualification - YES, if transacting business in the state.
Ownership/ Entity:

  • If your firm name contains some form of the word "engineer", first file a Corporate Name Request with the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.
  • List the name of up to three owners, officers, or top-level managers of the firm

Qualified Party:

  • Name and license number of the full-time Nevada licensed professional to be in responsible charge of the firm's engineering or land surveying activities. If the firm maintains multiple office locations in Nevada, a separate responsible individual must be appointed for each office location.
Fact Checked:5/28/20

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually within 30 days of the anniversary date of the original filing

Required Attachments:
  • List of principals of the firm
  • List of licensees in responsible charge of the firm's professional services
  • List of branch office locations including licensee in responsible charge
Fact Checked:4/15/20

Amendment

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Within 30 days of the effective date of the change.

Notes:

Notify the board in writing with any changes.

Fact Checked:11/5/19

Nevada Land Surveyor Intern Certification

Agency:Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Nevada Professional Engineer License

Agency:Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
Allow Digital Signatures?Yes
Digital Signature Guidelines:

10. A licensee with responsible charge of the work contained in a document described in subsection 8 may have an electronically prepared seal and signature applied to such a document which is electronically submitted, released or issued only if:

(a) The files containing the document are locked electronically to prevent any changes to the document;

(b) Secure encryption methods are in place to prevent the copying, transferring or removing of the seal and signature and to prevent changes to any electronic drawings after the document is submitted, released or issued;

(c) The electronic signature is applied by the licensee in responsible charge of the work; and

(d) The licensee believes adequate protections are in place to prevent fraud or misuse of the electronic signature.

NAC 625.610

Allow Digital Sealing?Yes
Digital Sealing Guidelines:

See digital signing guidelines.

Fact Checked:5/13/21

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200 application fee + $25-$100 license fee depending on when the application is filed.

Fact Checked:5/20/21

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially, based on first letter of last name: A-E, January 1 of odd-years; F-K, July 1 odd-numbered years; L-R, January 1 even-numbered years; S-Z, July 1 even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:5/20/21

Nevada Professional Land Surveyor License

Agency:Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200 application fee + $25-$100 license fee depending on when the application is filed.

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially, based on first letter of last name: A-E, January 1 of odd-years; F-K, July 1 odd-numbered years; L-R, January 1 even-numbered years; S-Z, July 1 even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:6/3/19

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