• APELSCIDLA Board

    Land Surveyor Exams

     

    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 

    • read about transition to computer-based testing (CBT)
     

    DPOR 

    • read more for content outlines and suggested reference materials
     

    Exam Frequency  

    Four three-month cycles each year, described here 

    Four three-month cycles each year, described here.

    LS exam: 
    Typically the second Friday of the first month of each quarter. 

    • January 20, 2017
    • April 14, 2017
    • July 14, 2017
    • October 20, 2017

    LS-B and Photogrammetrist exams offered once a year ONLY, in the spring: 
    • April 14, 2017
     

    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. 

     

    LS exam: 

    • Sept. 12, 2016 (for Jan. exam)
    • Dec. 5, 2016 (for April exam)
    • March 6, 2017 (for July exam)
    • June 12, 2017 (for Oct. 2017 exam)
    Submit application and application fee to the Board.

    LS-B and Photogrammetrist exams:
    • Dec. 5, 2016 (for April 2017 exam) 
    Submit application and application fee to the Board. 

    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.

    LS exam: 

    • Nov. 21, 2016 (for Jan. exam)
    • Feb. 13, 2017 (for April exam)
    • May 15, 2017 (for July exam)
    • Aug. 21, 2017 (for Oct. 2017 exam)

    LS-B and Photogrammetrist exams:
    • Feb. 13, 2017 (for April 2017 exam)  
     

    Exam Fees   

    $225
    payable to NCEES
     

    $300 
    payable to NCEES 

    $150 per exam 
    payable to Treasurer of Virginia; submit to the Board 

    Exam Locations  

    List of NCEES testing sites available here

    List of NCEES testing sites available here.  

    DPOR, 9960 Mayland Drive
    Richmond, Virginia 23233

    Questions About Exam Scheduling or Registration?  

    Read about the process for applying and registering, or contact NCEES  

    Only candidates pre-approved by the Board should contact NCEES

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

    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.

    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.