Application Forms

The Board does not accept electronic signatures or scanned copies of applications. All submissions must have a wet signature to be processed by the Board.

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.) 

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 ( 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.


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

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 Inactive 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.

Paper Renewal Form
Application must be completely filled out. Incomplete applications will be returned. Please print, sign, seal and mail along with the fee to the Board. 

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.

Exam Information

EXAM FEES 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.

Exam RETAKE or NO-SHOW 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:

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.

Engineer News Items

The deadline for a completed application for the October 2016 NCEES PE exam is June 15, 2016.  Applications are now being accepted for those who meet the experience requirement.  Apply early for best customer service.

For future PE exam dates, please see the NCEES web site.

Beginning 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)

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This page last updated February 23, 2015.