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    Land Surveyor Examination & Education

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    Examination Info | Apprenticeship Info 

    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 (800) 733-9267

     

    Surveyor Photogrammetrist:
    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.