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State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

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(973) 504-6460
Due to COVID-19, messages by phone may result in a delayed response.
Please email your inquiry to the email listed on this webpage.

Inquiries about the Board may be forwarded to

Michael DeFrancisci​
Acting ​Executive Director
P.O. Box 45015
Newark, New Jersey 07101
Directions
Board Meeting – September 17, 2020

Due to the current state of emergency, the September 17, 2020 meeting of the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors will not be held at 124 Halsey Street, Newark, but remotely. Pursuant to the Open Public Meeting Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-9.1 notice is being provided within 48 hours of the scheduled meeting. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00 am and will be conducted electronically only. The meeting can be accessed by the public via this link:

To participate in the public session, please click here.

Any public comments should be submitted by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by e-mailing defranciscim@dca.njoag.gov. The email should contain the name of the submitter. The Board will make its best efforts to read any comments received into the record during the meeting

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ATTENTION APPLICANTS

The New Jersey Board will no longer require registration or approval prior to taking your exam. You must register online with NCEES (deadline is 3:00 pm EST by August 2020 to take the October 2020 exam.

(Please note that if you have already filed an application with the NJ Board to sit for the examination you may now go directly to NCEES to register and take the exam. No further action will be taken by the Board on your application until you have passed the exam.) Your exam type, discipline or module cannot be changed after the NCEES registration deadline.

Once you have passed the exam please visit the NJ Board website https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/pels/Pages/default.aspx for licensure application instructions.


ATTENTION APPLICANTS

If you have previously mailed your application to the Board and you are uncertain of its status or if you are a new applicant, please email a copy of your application and have your school send an electronic official transcript directly to the email address listed below on this home page.

Please specify in the body of your email that your application or other documents were mailed to the Board or Committee. If your application requires it to be notarized you will be emailed a certification in lieu of the notarization. Please email that certification back to the Board. You will receive information regarding the application and licensure fee upon review of your application.


Alert:  
Due to the current state of emergency the Board is working remotely. 
Please follow the below instructions when submitting applications and/or documents.

A, S, Y, and X  –  GonzalezL@dca.njoag.gov  –  (Luz Gonzalez)
B, J, and T  –  VazquezM@dca.njoag.gov  –  (Millie Vazquez)
E, I, O, Q, Z, and D  –  SegarraR@dca.njoag.gov  –  (Rosemarie Segarra)
F, G, and H  –  RidleyS@dca.njoag.gov  –  (Sharonda Ridley)
K, N, R, and V  –  LowenK@dca.njoag.gov  –  (Kim Lowen)
W, M, and L  –  MessiahS@dca.njoag.gov  –  (Shonnette Messiah)
P & C  –  Certificates of Authorization
Reinstatement Applications
Renewal Issues
PE & PS Examination scheduling or other exam related Issues

Land Surveyor Continuing Education Course ApprovalsCraddockl@dca.njoag.gov. (Lynn Craddock)
 
Continuing Education course approvals for Professional Engineers and Complaints WinstonY@dca.njoag.gov(Yolanda Winston)

Final Review of applications for Board approval and general email inquiries GrabowyJ@dca.njoag.gov. (Joseph Grabowy)
 

EXAMINATIONS

REGISTRATION FOR THE OCTOBER 2020 PE EXAMINATION OPENS ON JUNE 1, 2020. 
DEADLINE IS AUGUST 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT.

OCTOBER 2020 PE EXAMINATIONS

October examinations will be administered on Thursday, October 22, 2020 and Friday, October 23, 2020.  Examination discipline and dates as follows:

Thursday, October 22, 2020

  • Civil: Geotechnical
  • Civil: Transportation
  • Civil: Water Resources and Environmental
  • SE Vertical Forces Bridges
  • SE Vertical Forces Buildings
Friday, October 23, 2020

  • Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Civil: Construction
  • Civil: Structural
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical and Computer:  Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer: Electronics, Controls and Communications
  • Electrical and Computer: Power Metallurgical and Materials
  • Mining and Mineral Processing
  • Naval Architecture and Marine
  • SE Lateral Forces Bridges
  • SE Lateral Forces Buildings


Alert:   2020 Licensing Renewal Information 

2020 License Renewals and CEU’s Have Been Extended Until June 30, 2020

  • Due to the COVID-19 Emergency, Renewal applications and CEU's have been extended until June 30, 2020.
  • Renewals were mailed to your address of record in February, 2020 and are not available online.
  • Licenses will remain active beginning April 1, 2020 for a two year period.
  • Renewal fee  -  $80.00
  • July 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020 Renewal Grace (Late) Period 
  • Renewal fee  -  $80.00 + $50.00 late fee   =  $130.00
  • August 1, 2020  -  August 31, 2020  -  Reinstatement Period
  • Renewal fee  -  $80.00 + $125.00 Reinstatement Fee  =  $205.00
Application Deadlines
The date to submit the PE Application has changed from April 19, 2020 to May 11, 2020.
PE documentation has also changed from June 14,  2020 to July 6, 2020. 


Alert:   Land Surveyor’s State Specific Exam
On May 10, 2019 Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a requirement that Land Surveyor applicants take a New Jersey State Specific Exam as part of the application process. That law will become effective six months after it was signed or beginning November 11, 2019.  Please refer to the Board's website for updates.


Alert:   Extortion Scheme

The Division of Consumer Affairs (Division) is warning all licensed professionals about individuals impersonating New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) investigators, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, DEA investigators, New Jersey Drug Control Unit investigators, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigators, and other law enforcement personnel, as part of an extortion scheme.

The impersonators are contacting licensees by telephone, stating that they are the subject of an  investigation.  The callers are demanding money to clear up the matter, or threatening to revoke the individual’s license.   Please be advised that the Division of Consumer Affairs will not contact licensees by telephone to discuss investigations or demand money.

Anyone receiving a telephone call from a person purporting to be any of the abovementioned individuals seeking money, should refuse the demand.  We encourage you to report the call to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at FTCComplaintAssistant.gov. You may also report the call to the Division at AskConsumerAffairs@lps.state.nj.us.


The State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors regulates the practice, licensure and certification of engineers, land surveyors, engineers-in-training, land surveyors-in-training and companies offering professional engineering and land surveying services in the State of New Jersey in order to safeguard life, health and property, and promote the public welfare.  The Joint Committee of Architects and Engineers reviews complaints specific to the Building Design Services Act. The Home Inspector Advisory Committee, which is under the State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, licenses home inspectors and regulates the home inspection profession.

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