Utah Engineering Industry Licensing

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Licensing requirements for engineering industry firms and individuals in Utah.

This page provides an overview of engineering industry licensing in Utah 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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Utah Engineering Company Licenses

Utah 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: Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Utah Geology Firm License

Not required



More information: Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Registration Not Required

Not required



Utah 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: Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Individual Licenses

Utah Individual Engineering Licenses

Utah Professional Engineer License

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Engineer Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Professional Engineer Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$73

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Utah Professional Geologist License

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Geologist

Agency fee:

$165

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$138

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Utah Professional Land Surveyor License

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Land Surveyor Application

Agency fee:

$121

Registration Renewal

Form:

Professional Land Surveyor Renewal

Agency fee:

$74

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Utah Professional Structural Engineer License

Agency:Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Initial Registration

Form:

Professional Structural Engineer Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Professional Structural Engineer Renewal

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$73

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

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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