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Kansas Engineering Industry Licensing

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Licensing requirements for engineering industry firms and individuals in Kansas.

This page provides an overview of engineering industry licensing in Kansas 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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Kansas Engineering Company Licenses

Kansas Certificate of Authorization for Business Entity (Engineering)

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions
Law:

Kan. Stat Ann. 74- 7001 et. seq. 

Ownership Requirements: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Entity Requirements: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

This section applies to engineering firms that are applying for a license in Kansas for the first time. If you already have a license and are looking to renew it, please see the renewal section.

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$170

Order of Operations: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

This section applies to engineering firms that are already licensed in Kansas and need to renew their license.

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

$95

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Amendment
Principal in Responsible Charge Change

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Amendment
Change of Business Name

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$0

Amendment
Change of Business Address

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Reinstatement

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$100

Kansas Certificate of Authorization for Business Entity (Geology)

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$170

Registration Renewal

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

$95

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Kansas Certificate of Authorization for Business Entity (Land Surveying)

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions
Law:

Kan. Stat Ann. 74- 7001 et. seq. 

Entity Requirements: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$170

Order of Operations: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Registration Renewal

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

$95

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Original Ink: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Individual Licenses

Kansas Individual Engineering Licenses

Kansas Engineer Intern Certificate

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$20

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Intern certificates do not expire.

Kansas Geologist Intern Certificate

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$220

Registration Renewal

Not required



Intern certificates do not expire.

Kansas Professional Engineer License

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$60

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$70

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Kansas Professional Geologist License

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$310

Registration Renewal

Agency fee:

$70

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Kansas Professional Surveyor License

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$60

Notes:

There are separate fees for the exams.

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$70

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Kansas Surveyor Intern Certificate

Agency:Kansas State Board of Technical Professions

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$20

Notes:

There is a separate fee for the fundamentals exam.

Registration Renewal

Not required



Intern certificates do not expire.

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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