Mississippi Land Surveyor License

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Licensing requirements for Mississippi land surveyor firms.

This page provides an overview of land surveying licensing in Mississippi 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

Mississippi Land Surveying Company Licenses

Mississippi Land Surveying Certificate of Authorization

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Law:

Mississippi Code 73-13-3

Initial Registration

Form:

Certificate of Authority Application

Agency fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Certificate of Authority Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$50 online or $75 by mail.

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Individual Licenses

Mississippi Individual Land Surveying Licenses

Mississippi Professional Surveyor License

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Licensure as a Profesional Surveyor

Agency fee:

$75

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$35

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Mississippi Surveyor Intern Enrollment

Agency:Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Enrollment as engineer intern or surveyor intern does not expire.

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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