Connecticut Land Surveyor License

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Licensing requirements for Connecticut land surveyor firms.

This page provides an overview of land surveying licensing in Connecticut for 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.

Before applying, firms should ensure that the licensed individual to be appointed agent in charge has the necessary licenses. Firms should also gather proof of incorporation, or foreign qualification for out-of-state firms, in anticipation of application requirements.

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Connecticut Land Surveying Company Licenses

Connecticut Certificate of Registration for Land Surveying Company

Required:Not required
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:

Certificate of Registration Application

Agency fee:

$565

Registration Renewal

Agency fee:

$375

Due:

Annually

Connecticut Joint Practice License

Required:Not required
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.

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

Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) - An exam for recent graduates that tests on basic surveying principles.

Principles of Surveying (PS) - An exam that tests for competency of surveying skills.

Reciprocity - When a licensed surveyor in on 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.

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

National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS)
Advocacy group for professional surveyors in the United States.

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