PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE BY COMITY
All comity/reciprocity applications must be complete in the Board office no later than 30 days prior to the next scheduled meeting of the Board. Tentative Board meeting dates are available on this web site under "About Us". The fee for Professional Engineer by Comity application is $250. (This application is for individuals who are already licensed in a state other than Kansas.) FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGINEERING EXAM
Applicants for the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Exam will no longer apply through the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions. Beginning November 4, 2013, all applicants will go directly to NCEES (www.ncees.org) for registration for the computerized FE exam.
Applicants who register as a Kansas candidate must meet the Kansas educational requirements. If you register as a Kansas candidate and do not meet the educational standard, this Board will not verify your results nor issue you an Intern Engineer Certificate.
If questions, please contact the Board office at 785-296-3053.
INTERN ENGINEER CERTIFICATE
This application is to determine eligibility for a Kansas Intern Engineer Certificate. If you meet the Kansas educational requirements and have passed the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Exam you may apply for an Intern Engineer Certificate. The Intern Engineer Certificate is a required prerequisite before applying to take the PE exam. PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE BY EXAM
This application is to determine eligibility for the Professional Engineering Examination. There is a $60 application/licensing fee due with the application. Examination fees are paid directly to NCEES. PE Exam Application Announcement:
Applications are currently being accepted for those who have completed 4 years of experience since graduation. For best customer service, apply early.
If you indicated that you were a Kansas candidate when taking the Fundamentals of Engineering exam through NCEES you must complete the Intern Engineer Certificate application prior to submitting your application to take the PE exam.
See FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
for more information. Reinstatement Application
If your Kansas Professional Engineering license has lapsed or been cancelled, you must complete the Reinstatement Application. The fee is $100. Return to Practice Application
If your Professional Engineering license has been on Retired status, you must complete the Return to Practice Application to change your license to Active status. Continuing education is required for Active status. Emeritus Status Application
A Professional Engineer who chooses this status may not practice in Kansas, however they may use their professional title in conjunction with the word "emeritus." No renewal required. Please note: To download applications, Adobe Acrobat Reader for your version of Windows is required. If you do not have this reader, click here and follow directions for installation. After form has downloaded, complete the forms and print.
are payable to NCEES
. DO NOT register for the PE EXAM or pay NCEES until you have been approved by the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions.
You may lose any fees paid to NCEES if not approved by KSBTP first.
Exam candidates will receive official notice with exact location and reporting time from NCEES. If you are an exam candidate and have not received the admittance notice within two weeks of the exam date, contact NCEES through your NCEES e-mail account or at 864-654-6824 and ask for the Kansas coordinator. Posted exam dates and locations are subject to change.
Exam study material
information is available through NCEES.
Information: Any applicant who is admitted to an examination and who either does not appear for the exam or who fails the exam, must again pay the fee to take the exam in another exam administration. Kansas law does not provide for refunds of any application fees.
Exam applicants with a baccalaureate degree from outside the United States must have the degree evaluated. Early deadlines apply. Evaluation information available here.
EXAM Dates may be found at this link: http://ncees.org/exams/exam-schedule/
After you have taken the PE exam you will be notified, by mail, of your scores. Exam scores will not be given over the phone. Applicants who are approved to take the PE exam may do so up to three times, if necessary. Applicants will not be allowed to take the PE exam a fourth time without permission from the Board. Please contact the Board office if you have any further questions.
NOTICE OF EXAM DEADLINES: The next exam dates for the PE Exam are April 17 & 18, 2015. The deadline for completed applications to be received in the KSBTP office for these exams has passed. If you have been approved by the Board to take the PE exam the deadline to register with NCEES is February 19, 2015. Once you have received notification from the Board that you have been approved you may register with NCEES. DO NOT register with NCEES until you have received approval from the Board.
*Applications for the October 2015 PE exam are now being accepted*
For future PE exam dates, see the NCEES web site.
NCEES NEWS RELEASE:
NCEES Seeks Mechanical Engineer Expertise and Advice
In 2014, the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam will be offered solely on computer. See NCEES for more information on the CBT (Computer Based Testing)