Oregon Land Surveyor License

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Licensing requirements for Oregon land surveyor firms.

This page provides an overview of land surveying licensing in Oregon 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

Oregon Land Surveying Company Licenses

Oregon Land Surveying License

Not required

Firm licenses are not issued at the state level, however, a licensed individual must oversee all surveying 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 Land Surveying Licenses

Oregon Land Surveying Intern Enrollment

Agency:Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying

Renewal Not Required

Not required

Oregon Professional Land Surveyor License

Agency:Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying

Registration Renewal


Renewal Form

Agency fee:



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.

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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