Nebraska Land Surveyor License

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Licensing requirements for Nebraska land surveyor firms.

This page provides an overview of land surveying licensing in Nebraska 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

Nebraska Land Surveying Company Licenses

Nebraska LLC Certificate

Required:Not required
Agency:Nebraska Board Of Examiners For Land Surveyors

Initial Registration

Form:There is no form, simply follow the instructions.
Instructions:

LLC Certificate

Agency fee:

$25

Registration Renewal

Form:There is no form, simply follow the instructions.
Instructions:

LLC Certificate

Agency fee:

$25

Due:

Annually

Individual Licenses

Nebraska Individual Land Surveying Licenses

Nebraska Land Surveyor Registration

Required:Not required
Agency:Nebraska Board Of Examiners For Land Surveyors

Initial Registration

Form:

Land Surveyor Application

Agency fee:

$40

Registration Renewal

Agency fee:

$100

Due:

By April 1 of odd-numbered years.

Notes:

There is no renewal application, simply submit the renewal fee during the renewal period.

Nebraska Surveyor-in-Training Registration

Required:Not required
Agency:Nebraska Board Of Examiners For Land Surveyors

Initial Registration

Form:

Surveyor-in-Training Application

Agency fee:

$40

Registration Renewal

Not required



Surveyor-in-Training registrations do 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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