Land Surveyor Examination & Education

Land Surveyor Examination & Education

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LAND SURVEYORS  
 FS  
PS 
LS | LS-B | Photogrammetrist 

Examination  

  • NCEES Fundamentals of Surveying (FS)

 

 

 

  • NCEES Principles of Surveying (PS)

 

 

  • Virginia State-Specific Land Surveyor (LS)
  • Land Surveyor B (LS-B)
  • Surveyor Photogrammetrist

Exam Vendor  

NCEES

 

NCEES  

LS and LS-B: 

PSI 
 
Surveyor Photogrammetrist:
DPOR  

 

Exam Frequency  

Four three-month cycles each year, described here.  

Four three-month cycles each year, described here.

LS and LS-B: 

Daily

 

Surveyor Photogrammetrist:
Contact DPOR

 

Application Deadlines 

Register directly with NCEES and pay testing fees directly to NCEES.
(Apply to Board for SIT designation only AFTER passing exam.) 

Register directly with NCEES and pay testing fees directly to NCEES, unless you are a first-time applicant.

  • First-time applicants must submit application and application fee to Board BEFORE registering with NCEES. 

 

No application deadlines.

Exam Fee Deadlines  

Information about NCEES registration and fee policies available here

Register online with NCEES AFTER receiving eligibility notice from Board. 

 

Information about NCEES registration and fee policies available here.

No exam fee deadlines.

Exam Fees   

$175
payable to NCEES 

$300 
payable to NCEES 

$175

Exam Locations  

List of NCEES testing sites available here

List of NCEES testing sites available here.  

LS and LS-B: 

Charlottesville, VA
Richmond, VA
Roanoke, VA
Vienna, VA
Virginia Beach, VA
Johnson City, TN
Salisbury, MD
 
Surveyor Photogrammetrist:
Contact DPOR 

 

Questions About Exam Scheduling or Registration?  

Contact NCEES. No pre-approval needed.   

Only candidates pre-approved by the Board should contact NCEES

LS and LS-B: 

See Candidate Information Bulletin or contact PSI at (855) 340-3910

 

Surveyor Photogrammetrist:
See Candidate Information Bulletin or contact DPOR at (804) 367-8544

 

Other Questions?  

Final exam results ("pass/fail" only) will be available to candidates through MyNCEES a week to 10 days after taking the exam.  

To obtain an application package or to check on the status of your application, contact the Board office at (804) 367-8506 or by email.

Contact the Board office at (804) 367-8506 or by email.

 


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