Indiana Land Surveyor License

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Licensing requirements for Indiana land surveyor firms.

This page provides an overview of land surveying licensing in Indiana 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.

Company Licenses

Indiana Land Surveying Company Licenses

Indiana Land Surveying License

Not required

Indiana does not issue firm licenses at the state level and no longer requires professional corporations to obtain a certificate of registration before incorporating.

More information: Indiana Professional Licensing Agency - Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors

Individual Licenses

Indiana Individual Land Surveying Licenses

Indiana Professional Surveyor License

Agency:Indiana Professional Licensing Agency - Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors

Initial Registration


Application for Registration to Practice as a Professional Surveyor

Agency fee:

$300 application fee + $50 license fee if applying during the second half of the license period or $100 license fee if applying during the first half of the license period.

Registration Renewal

Filing method:


Agency fee:



By July 31 of even-numbered years.

Indiana Surveyor-in-Training Certification

Agency:Indiana Professional Licensing Agency - Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors

Renewal Not Required

Not required

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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