Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists


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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists 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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Texas Geoscience Firm Registration

Agency:Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Fact Checked:8/20/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Firm Registration Initial Application

Agency Fee:

$300

Fact Checked:5/17/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

Annually

Fact Checked:5/17/19

Texas Geoscientist-in-Training Certification

Agency:Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists
Fact Checked:5/17/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Geo Scientist in Training Certification

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25 application fee + $25 proctor fee + $200 exam fee.

Fact Checked:5/17/21

Registration Renewal

Form:

GIT Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by the end of the registration anniversary month.

Notes:

GIT certifications can be renewed for a period of up to eight years. Renewals after the eighth year of certification will be granted at the discretion of the Appointed Board.

Fact Checked:5/17/21

Texas Professional Geoscientist - Geology License

Agency:Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists
Allow Digital Signatures?Yes
Digital Signature Guidelines:

See digital sealing guidelines.

Allow Digital Sealing?Yes
Digital Sealing Guidelines:

(b) The Professional Geoscientist seal shall be of the design shown in this subsection. Physical seals of two different sizes will be acceptable: a pocket seal (the size commercially designated as 1-5/8-inch seal) or desk seal (commercially designated as a two-inch seal). Computer-applied seals may be of a reduced size provided that the Professional Geoscientist's full name and license number are clearly legible.

(g) Electronically conveyed geoscience documents requiring a seal must contain an electronic seal and electronic signature. Such seals should conform to the design requirements set forth in this section.

(1) A Professional Geoscientist must employ reasonable security measures to make the document unalterable. The Professional Geoscientist shall maintain the security of his/her electronic seal and electronic signature. The following methods are allowed: (A) The Professional Geoscientist may electronically copy the original hard copy of the document that bears his/her seal, original signature, and date and transmit this document in a secure electronic format. (B) The Professional Geoscientist may create an electronic seal and electronic signature for use in transmitting geoscientific documents by making a secure electronic graphic of his/her original seal and signature.

(2) The use of an electronically-generated signature is not allowed by changing the word processing font from a "normal text" to a signature/handwriting font.

Texas Admin Code Title 22 Part 39 § 851.156

Fact Checked:5/24/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for PG Licensure

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$255

Fact Checked:5/22/21

Registration Renewal

Form:

P.G. Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$223

Due:

Licenses are initially issued for a 12-month period and then expire annually by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:5/22/21

Texas Professional Geoscientist - Geophysics License

Agency:Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists
Allow Digital Signatures?Yes
Digital Signature Guidelines:

See digital sealing guidelines.

Allow Digital Sealing?Yes
Digital Sealing Guidelines:

(b) The Professional Geoscientist seal shall be of the design shown in this subsection. Physical seals of two different sizes will be acceptable: a pocket seal (the size commercially designated as 1-5/8-inch seal) or desk seal (commercially designated as a two-inch seal). Computer-applied seals may be of a reduced size provided that the Professional Geoscientist's full name and license number are clearly legible.

(g) Electronically conveyed geoscience documents requiring a seal must contain an electronic seal and electronic signature. Such seals should conform to the design requirements set forth in this section.

(1) A Professional Geoscientist must employ reasonable security measures to make the document unalterable. The Professional Geoscientist shall maintain the security of his/her electronic seal and electronic signature. The following methods are allowed: (A) The Professional Geoscientist may electronically copy the original hard copy of the document that bears his/her seal, original signature, and date and transmit this document in a secure electronic format. (B) The Professional Geoscientist may create an electronic seal and electronic signature for use in transmitting geoscientific documents by making a secure electronic graphic of his/her original seal and signature.

(2) The use of an electronically-generated signature is not allowed by changing the word processing font from a "normal text" to a signature/handwriting font.

Texas Admin Code Title 22 Part 39 § 851.156

Fact Checked:5/24/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for PG Licensure

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$255

Fact Checked:5/22/21

Registration Renewal

Form:

P.G. Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$223

Due:

Licenses are initially issued for a 12-month period and then expire annually by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:5/22/21

Texas Professional Geoscientist - Soil Science License

Agency:Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists
Fact Checked:5/17/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for PG Licensure

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$255

Fact Checked:5/17/21

Registration Renewal

Form:

P.G. Renewal Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$223

Due:

Licenses are initially issued for a 12-month period and then expire annually by the end of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:5/17/21

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