Connecticut Engineering License

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Licensing requirements for Connecticut engineers and firms.

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Connecticut Engineering Company Licenses

Connecticut Certificate of Registration for Engineering Company

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
Law:

Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 20-299 to 20-310 

Ownership Requirements:

At least two-thirds of the individual members of an LLC must be individually licensed and must own at least two-thirds of the voting interests. At least two-thirds of the individual members of a PC must be individually licensed and must own at least two-thirds of the voting interests. Business corporations do not have ownership requirements.

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Certificate of Registration for Professional Engineering Company

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$565

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$375

Due:

Annually

Connecticut Geology Firm License

Not required



Registration Not Required

Not required



Connecticut Joint Practice License

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division
Ownership Requirements:

Persons licensed as architects, landscape architects, professional engineers, or land surveyors must own not less than two-thirds of the voting stock or voting interest of the corporation or limited liability company. Each profession must own a minimum of twenty percent of the voting stock or voting interest of the company.

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$375

Due:

Annually by April 30.

Individual Licenses

Connecticut Individual Engineering Licenses

Connecticut Combined Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor License

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor License Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$80

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$225

Due:

Annually by January 31. Licenses issued in November and December do not need to be renewed in the first January after their issuance.

Connecticut Engineer-in-Training Certification

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Engineer-in-Training Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$76

Registration Renewal

Not required



A license as an engineer-in-training shall remain valid for a period of ten years from the date upon which the applicant's first such license was issued by any state toward meeting in part the requirements in professional engineering or land surveying.

Connecticut Geologist License

Not required



Registration Not Required

Not required



Connecticut Professional Engineer License

Agency:Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection - Occupational and Professional Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Engineer License Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$80

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$225

Due:

Annually by January 31. Licenses issued in November and December do not need to be renewed in the first January after their issuance.

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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