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Examination Information and Applications

NCEES Examinations
Oregon no longer pre-qualifies examination candidates; you must schedule first with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).  Please visit http://ncees.org​.  Once you have passed your examinations, you may then submit an application for professional registration to the Board.
NCEES Examinations Recognized by the Board

​​NCEES Sche​dule of Examinations
FE - Fundamentals of Engineering (offered year round)
FLS - Fundamentals of Land Surveying (offered year round)
PLS - Land Surveying (effective October 3, 2016, offered year round)
​Spring Examinations
Fall Examinations​
​PE - Agricultural and Biological ​PE - Chemical
PE - Chemical​ PE - Civil​
PE - Civil​ ​PE - Control Systems
​PE - Electrical & Computer ​PE - Electrical & Computer
​PE - Environmental
PE - Environmental​
​PE - Industrial PE - Fire Protection​
​PE - Mechanical PE - Mechanical​
​PE - Naval Architecture/Marine PE - Metallurgical & Materials​
​PE - Nuclear
​SE - Structural (16-hour) SE - Structural (16-hour)​

​Oregon-Specific Examinations
Applications for Oregon-Specific Examinations will continue to be received by the Board prior to the administration of the examinations.

​​Oregon-Specific Schedule of Examinations​
Spring Examinations
Examination Dates
Examination Dates
PE - Acoustical Suspended ​Suspended
PE - Forest
April 21 
​April 13
Oregon Specific Land Surveying
April 22
April 14
Certified Water Right Examiner April 7
​Fall Examinations
Oregon Specific Land Surveying
October 28
​October 27​
Registration Application Deadlines


Completed registration applications are reviewed by OSBEELS Registration Specialists to ensure that the candidate has provided proof of meeting the minimum qualifications. After the review is complete, the Registration Specialists recommend that the Board approve complete applications at the next Board meeting. To ensure that a complete application will be reviewed in enough time to go before the Board, it must be received by the first of the month preceding the Board meeting.


Applications received by: will be considered for approval by the Board meeting in:
December 1 January
February 1 March
April 1 May
June 1 July
August 1 September
October 1 November

Enrollment Application
For individuals who have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FLS) examination(s) administered by NCEES.


Registration Application


Oregon-Specific Examination Applications



Message to Veterans
If you are a veteran and have taken or are preparing to take any examination offered by OSBEELS, you may qualify to have your examination(s) reimbursed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. For information on eligibility and reimbursement, please review the information on page 2 of the Application for Reimbursement of Licensing or Certification Test Fees from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
If you are ready to apply for reimbursement, you will need the VA Form 22-0803 and a copy of your Examiner's Certificate from OSBEELS.
You can also contact the Department of Veterans Affairs for assistance in applying for these benefits.