PE License Application

General Information

Please complete all sections of the application.

Application Procedure

Each applicant is required to evidence knowledge of the regulations governing the practice of engineering and/or land surveying in North Carolina before licensure is effected. The completion of the online examination on the following page is part of the application process and each applicant must achieve a minimum score of 80% for the application process to go forward.

Applicant Details

Passport Sized Recent Head and Shoulder Photo 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm)

Board records, wall certificate and your seal will reflect first name, middle initial and last name unless another preference is indicated below.

Physical Residence Address


The Board communicates with its licensees by e-mail to include renewal notices.
It is recommended that you provide the Board with two different e-mail addresses, particularly if you use an e-mail address with a .gov, .mil or .edu extension as those will often block e-mail from Constant Contact, which is the company the Board uses for mass e-mails.

Physical Business Address

Mailing Address

Same as


  1. Have you previously applied for certification or licensure as an EI or PE in North Carolina?
  2. Have you previously applied for licensure in any other state and been denied?
    You must upload details in PDF format below.
  3. Have you ever been disciplined on any professional license?
    You must upload details in PDF format below.
  4. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
    You must upload proof of restoration of civil rights in PDF format below.
  5. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor? (Do not include traffic violations.)
    You must upload details in PDF format below.
  6. Are you a U.S. citizen?
    Provide detailed explanation of legal status in PDF format below.
  7. Are you active duty military or a military veteran?
  8. Are you an active duty military spouse?

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