Education Law Section 7206-A
Requirements for a license as a professional land surveyor
1.To qualify for a license as a professional land surveyor, an applicant shall fulfill the following requirements:
(1)Application: file an application with the department;
(2)Education: have received an education, including a bachelor’s or higher degree based on a program in land surveying, in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;
(3)Experience: Have practical experience satisfactory to the department and in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;
(4)Examination: pass an examination satisfactory to the board and in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;
(5)Age: be at least twenty-one years of age;
(6)Citizenship or immigration status: be a United States citizen or a noncitizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States;
(7)Character: be of good moral character as determined by the department; and
(8)Fees: pay a fee of one hundred thirty-five dollars to the department for an initial license, and a fee of two hundred ten dollars for each triennial registration period.
2.In lieu of the degree requirements specified in paragraph (2) of subdivision one of this section, an associate’s degree in land surveying, or an associate’s degree or higher in engineering, math, or related science with credits in land surveying acceptable to the department. 2-a. For admittance to the fundamentals of surveying examination, the applicant shall fulfill the education, experience, and examination requirements in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations. Upon the successful completion of the examination, an identification card as an “intern land surveyor” shall be issued by the department. The fee for examination qualification and identification card as an “intern land surveyor” shall be seventy dollars. * 2-b. In lieu of the degree and experience requirements specified in paragraphs two and three of subdivision one of this section, eight years of practical experience in work satisfactory to the department may be accepted, provided that each full year of college study in engineering or land surveying satisfactory to the department may at the discretion of the department be accepted in lieu of one year of the required eight years of experience. * NB Repealed April 3, 2029
Section 7206-A — Requirements for a license as a professional land surveyor,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/EDN/7206-A (updated Dec. 16, 2022; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).