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Apply for an Original License - Professional Land Surveyors

Please read ALL requirements and instructions before proceeding with the application process.

ORIGINAL LICENSE BY EXAMINATION

Requirements: Candidates must:

  • Pass the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) Examination. The FS may be waived if applying under Md. Code Ann., Bus. Occ. And Prof. §15.305(d)
  • Pass the Principles and Practice Examination (PS or P&P)
  • Pass two state-specific examinations, Maryland Law and Storm Drain and Road Grade Design

Application process

To apply for any of the exams, see the Exams feature on our website.

Certain supporting documentation will have to be filed separately, such as transcripts and/or verification of licensure from another state, when appropriate. These forms can be mailed (with appropriate fees, if applicable) to the Board, and must be received by the application filing deadline.

License Period: Two-year period from the date of issuance.