Engineering Licensing Compliance Guide

Engineering Licensing Compliance

New York Engineering Industry Licensing

An image of our License Manager software on a desk

Licensing requirements for engineering industry firms and individuals in New York.

This page provides an overview of engineering industry licensing in New York 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.

Filter LicensesClear Filters
Company Licenses
(1)
(1)
(1)
Individual Licenses
(2)
(2)
(1)

Company Licenses

New York Engineering Company Licenses

New York Certificate of Authorization to Provide Engineering Services

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology
Law:

NY EDN L § 7210

Ownership Requirements: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

This section applies to engineering firms that are applying for a license in New York 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:

$125

Registration Renewal

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

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$75

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Penalties: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Amendment

Agency fee:

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:

Notify the board in writing with any changes.

Supplemental Reporting

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

$35

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

New York Certificate of Authorization to Provide Geology Services

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$125

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$75

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Penalties: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

New York Certificate of Authorization to Provide Land Surveying Services

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology
Law:

Licensing Statute – N.Y. Education Law, Article 145, Engineering et. seq. (“Ed. Law”)

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$125

Notes:
  • All shareholders, directors, and officers must be licensed surveyors. Foreign entities must have at least one New York licensed surveyor.
  • Notify the Education Department within 30 days of a change of address or name.

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$75. Late fees are $10 per month of uncertified practice.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Individual Licenses

New York Individual Engineering Licenses

New York Intern Engineer Certificate

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$70

Renewal Not Required

Not required



New York Land Surveyor Intern Certification

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$70

Renewal Not Required

Not required



New York Land Surveyor License

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$377

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$287

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

New York Professional Engineer License

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$377

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$287

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

New York Professional Geologist License

Agency:New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$70 exam fee + $430 license fee.

Registration Renewal

Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$75

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

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.

Engineering License Service

Our experts help engineering firms, land surveying firms, and their professionals manage licensing nationwide.

© 2012 - 2019 Harbor Compliance. All rights reserved. Harbor Compliance does not provide tax, financial, or legal advice. Use of our services does not create an attorney-client relationship. Harbor Compliance is not acting as your attorney and does not review information you provide to us for legal accuracy or sufficiency. Access to our website is subject to our Terms of Use and Service Agreement.