Alaska Engineering License

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Licensing requirements for Alaska engineers and firms.

This page provides an overview of engineering licensing in Alaska for individuals and firms. You will find state requirements, application fees, filing instructions, and more. For assistance with licensing, please contact us to learn about our software and managed license services.

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Company Licenses

Alaska Engineering Company Licenses

Alaska Certificate of Authorization for Corporate, LLC, or LLP Practice

Agency:Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors

Initial Registration

Form:

Certificate of Authorization for Corporate LLC, or LLP Practice

Agency fee:

$500 ($200 application fee plus $300 registration fee) 

Registration Renewal

Form:

Biennial Certificate of Authorization Renewal for Corporate LLC or LLP Practice

Agency fee:

$300 for licensees that registered in the first half of the biennial license period and $150 for licensees that registered during the second half of the biennial license period.

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

Notes:

Processing time for paper applications is 3-4 weeks. Use regular mail. Do not fax or e-mail. Licenses are issued effective the date of the post mark.

Amendment

Form:

Application for Amendment for Certificate of Authorization for Corporate, LLC, or LLP Practice

Agency fee:

$75

Due:

Notify the board within 30 days of the effective date of the change.

Reinstatement

Agency fee:

$300 for licenses expired for less than 5 years and $500 for licenses expired for 5 years or more.

Notes:

License expired under 5 years follow the standard renewal procedure. Licenses lapsed more than 5 years must submit a new license application.

Alaska Geology Firm License

Not required



More information: Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing - Geologist Section

Registration Not Required

Not required



Individual Licenses

Alaska Individual Engineering Licenses

Alaska Professional Engineer License

Agency:Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors

Initial Registration

Form:

Engineer by Exam Registration Application

Agency fee:

$300

Registration Renewal

Form:

Biennial Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$100 for active registrations and $50 for licenses issued in the second half of the biennial renewal period during their first renewal.

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Alaska Professional Geologist Certification

Agency:Alaska Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing - Geologist Section

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Geologist Certification Application

Agency fee:

$50

Notarize:Required

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Certifications have no expiration date and require no renewal fees.

Design Firm - Engineering firm registration is sometimes grouped with architecture and land surveying on a single “design firm” application form.

EI (Engineering Intern) - A term also used to describe an Engineer in Training.

EIT (Engineer in Training) - A professional designation granted upon having completed at least 3 years of school at an ABET-accredited university and having passed the FE exam.

FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) - An exam testing on basic engineering principles that is required to become an engineer in training.

PE (Professional Engineer or 'Principles and Practice in Engineering') - Means either Professional Engineer or refers to the Principles and Practice in Engineering exam that is a prerequisite for an engineering license.

Reciprocity - When a licensed engineer in one state can provide documentation (often an NCEES Record) to more easily apply for a license in another jurisdiction.

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Accrediting board that sets standards for university programs in a variety of applied science disciplines.

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Engineering, architecture, and land surveying advocacy group.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Organization that provides continuing education, professional conferences, and advocacy efforts to the civil engineering community.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Mechanical engineering organization that focuses on education and professional development.

Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC)
Reviews accreditation requirements and makes final decisions regarding the accreditation process.

National Council of Examiners for Engineering & Surveying (NCEES)
Develops, administers, and scores the exams used for engineering licenses.

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
NSPE is an advocacy group for professional engineers.

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