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  • 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. 
  • Handwritten or incomplete forms will not be accepted. 
  • Pending applications and any supporting documents will be kept on file for one calendar year. 

ArrowFundamentals of Surveying Exam Application

 This application is to determine eligibility for the Fundamentals of Surveying Examination and Certification as an Intern Surveyor. Exam fees are paid directly to NCEES. You must be approved by our Board for this exam before registering to take the exam with NCEES.
           Requirements:
              - Completed Application Form
              - Non-Refundable Application Fee of $20.00
              - Transcripts (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Experience Record (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Professional References (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)

ArrowProfessional Surveyor by Exam 

 This application is to determine eligibility for the Professional Surveying Examination. Applicants are required to pass the two sections of the Kansas State Specific Exam before a license will be issued. This exam is administered by the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions in Topeka, Kansas four times a year. Applicants who are approved to take the PS exam may do so up to three times, if necessary. Applicants will not be allowed to take the PS exam a fourth time without Board permission. 
           Requirements:
              - Completed Application Form
              - Non-Refundable Application Fee of $60.00
              - Transcripts (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Experience Record (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Professional References (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Verification of Exams (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)

ArrowProfessional Surveyor by Comity/Reciprocity 

Applicants are required to pass the two sections of the Kansas State Specific Exam before a license will be issued. This exam is administered by the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions in Topeka, Kansas four times a year. Please see page 8 of the application form for more information. 
           Requirements:
              - Completed Application Form
              - Non-Refundable Application Fee of $250.00
              - Transcripts (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Experience Record (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Professional References (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)
              - Verification of Exams (see detailed instructions on the first page of the application)


Exam InformationSurveying exam fees are payable to NCEES. You must be approved by the Kansas Board of
Technical Professions before you register and pay with NCEES. You may lose any fees paid to NCEES if not approved by KSBTP first.

Exam candidates will receive an official notice with exact location and reporting time from NCEES for their exam. If you are an exam candidate and do not receive the admittance notice within two weeks of the exam date, please contact NCEES through your NCEES e-mail account or by phone at (864) 654-6824 and ask for the Kansas Coordinator. Posted exam dates and locations are subject to change.

Examination study materials are available through NCEES. Kansas State Specific exam study materials are available through KSLS (Kansas Society of Land Surveyors) (see link below).

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. 



Approved Classes for Required Continuing Education. Kansas Minimum Standards for Boundary Surveys and Mortgage Title Inspections Standards of Practice
1:  Kansas-Specific Minimum Standards On-Line Class (KSLS Foundation) 
     (www.ksls.com)

2:  KSLS Annual Conference, Topeka, KS. October 19-20, 2017. Registration opens August 1, 2017 at KSLS.com.
     Minimum Standard class presented by Bill Haverkamp, PS886

3:  Salina Seminar Series (KSLS), January 11 & 12, 2018. Minimum standards classes presented by Steve Brosemer,      
     PS752. Located at Webster Conference Center, Salina, KS. Registration opens October 20, 2017.
     (http://www.salinaseminarseries.org)



Surveyor Class Providers:

K.A.R. 66-14-1 requires that continuing education credit for surveyors for the Kansas Minimum Standards for Boundary Surveys and Mortgage Title Inspections Standards of Practice be pre-approved by the Board.
Providers please submit a Pre-Approval Form for this specific surveyor continuing education: Pre-Approval Form
  

 

Additional Forms for Licensed Individuals
Application for Reinstatement
If your Kansas Professional Surveyor license has lapsed or been cancelled, you must complete the Reinstatement Application.  The fee is $100.

Return to Practice Application
If your Professional Surveyor 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 Surveyor who chooses this status may not work in Kansas, however they may use their professional title in conjunction with the word "emeritus."  No renewal required.


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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.






Page last updated May 23, 2017