Missouri Engineering License

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Licensing requirements for Missouri engineers and firms.

This page provides an overview of engineering licensing in Missouri 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.

Company Licenses

Missouri Engineering Company Licenses

Missouri Corporate Certificate of Authority (Engineering)

Agency:Missouri Board For Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects
Law:

R.S.Mo. 327.181 

Ownership Requirements:

There are no license requirements for ownership in Missouri.

Initial Registration

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

Form:

Application for Corporate Certificate of Authority or Application for Corporate Certificate of Authority - Limited Liability Company for LLCs.

Agency fee:

$200

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal

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

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$50

Due:

Licenses originally issued in even-numbered years expire on December 31 of each even-numbered year and licenses originally issued in odd-numbered years expire on December 31 of each odd-numbered year.

Amendment

Form:

Affidavit to Amend Managing Agent

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Within 30 days of the effective date of the change.

Individual Licenses

Missouri Individual Engineering Licenses

Missouri Engineer Intern Enrollment

Agency:Missouri Board For Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects

Initial Registration

Form:

Paper

Agency fee:

$10

Registration Renewal

Not required



Missouri Professional Engineer License

Agency:Missouri Board For Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$35

Due:

Biennially by December 31. Licenses issued in odd-numbered years renew during odd-numbered years and licenses issued during even-numbered years renew during even-numbered years.

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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