Oregon Engineering License

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Licensing requirements for Oregon engineers and firms.

This page provides an overview of engineering licensing in Oregon 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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Company Licenses

Oregon Engineering Company Licenses

Oregon Engineering License

Not required



Firm licenses are not issued at the state level, however, a licensed individual must oversee all engineering work. Firms should consult board rules and state statutes before doing business.

More information: Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying

Individual Licenses

Oregon Individual Engineering Licenses

Oregon Certified Engineering Geologist Registration

Agency:Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Verification of EG Experience

Agency fee:

$110 registration fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$110 ($60 for licensees aged 70+)

Due:

Annually

Oregon Engineering Intern Enrollment

Agency:Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying

Initial Registration

Form:

Engineering Intern Enrollment Application

Agency fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Not required



Oregon Geologist-in-Training Registration

Agency:Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Application GIT Registration

Agency fee:

$60 registration fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$60

Due:

Annually

Oregon Professional Engineer Registration

Agency:Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency fee:

$190

Due:

Biennially, based on first letter of last name: A-F, December of odd-numbered years; G-K, June of odd-numbered years; L-R, December of even-numbered years; S-Z, June of even-numbered years.

Oregon Professional Structural Engineer Registration

Agency:Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Form

Agency fee:

$190

Due:

Biennially, based on first letter of last name: A-F, December of odd-numbered years; G-K, June of odd-numbered years; L-R, December of even-numbered years; S-Z, June of even-numbered years.

Oregon Registered Geologist Registration

Agency:Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners

Initial Registration

Form:

Application RG Initial Registration

Agency fee:

$155 registration fee + $100 application fee.

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$155 ($30 for licensees aged 70+)

Due:

Annually

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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