Engineering Licensing Compliance Guide

Engineering Licensing Compliance

Connecticut Engineering Industry Licensing

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Licensing requirements for engineering industry firms and individuals in Connecticut.

This page provides an overview of engineering industry licensing in Connecticut 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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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 

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$565

Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$375

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Amendment

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$0

Connecticut Certificate of Registration for Land Surveying Company

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

Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 20-299 to 20-310 

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$565

Registration Renewal

Agency fee:

$375

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

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

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$565

Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$375

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

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: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$80

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$225

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Connecticut Engineer-in-Training Certification

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

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
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 Land Surveyor License

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

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$80

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$225

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Connecticut Land Surveyor-in-Training License

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

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$64

Renewal Not Required

Not required



A license as a surveyor-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 Professional Engineer License

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

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$80

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$225

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Learn about engineering licensing in other states:

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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