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Telephone: (803) 896-4422
Email: engls@llr.sc.gov

Lenora Addison-Miles
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Britton Jenkins
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South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

Fees

FEE SCHEDULE – ALL APPLICATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

I. APPLICATION FEES

A. Engineer-in-Training (EIT):
1) EAC/ABET Senior students/graduates.........................................................NO FEE
2) CEAB/Washington Accord graduates..........................................................NO FEE
3) TAC/ABET (Four-year) Senior students/graduates.....................................NO FEE
4) Non-EAC/ABET (other than those in item 2 above) graduates.................. $200.00

B. Professional Engineer (PE):

Category A Professional Engineer

1) Exam Registration – Category A ...................................................................... $65.00
(EAC/ABET and CEAB/Washington Accord graduates)
2) Exam Registration – Category A (Non-EAC/ABET Engineering)..................... $265.00
(includes $200 education evaluation fee)
3) Comity Registration – Category A .................................................................... $75.00
(EAC/ABET and CEAB/Washington Accord graduates)
4) Comity Registration – Category A (Non-EAC/ABET Engineering)................... $275.00
(includes $200 education evaluation fee)

Category B Associate Professional Engineer (restricted license)

1) Exam Registration – Category B (TAC/ABET)................................................... $65.00
2) Upgrade to Category A (includes $200 education evaluation fee)................... $215.00

C. Engineering Technology Graduates:

Application………………………………………………………………………………….$75.00

D. Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT)

Exam Registration………………………………………………................................... NO FEE

E. Professional Surveyor

TIER A Professional Land Boundary Surveyor

1) Exam Registration (must have LSIT Certification) ............................................. $65.00
2) Comity Registration.......................................................................................... $140.00
(includes education evaluation and state-specific exam fees; additional administrative fee charged by NCEES)

TIER A Professional Land Boundary Surveyor-Geodetic Surveying................ $65.00
Photogrammetric Surveyor ................................................................................. $65.00
Geographic Information System (GIS) Surveyor ............................................... $65.00
TIER B Professional Land Surveyor ................................................................... $65.00
(Long Form – must be registered as TIER A; does not include $75 exam fee)

F. Firm Registration
COA (Certificate of Authorization) Application ....................................................... $115.00

II. EDUCATION EVALUATIONS:

By SC Board education evaluator
Engineering Applicants………………………………………………………………….......$200.00
Surveying Applicants……………………………………..…………………………………...$40.00
By NCEES Credentials Evaluation Services……………………………………..Contact NCEES

III. EXAMINATION FEES:
(Examination Fees are not included in the application fee. Exam fees are payable to NCEES and should not accompany application.)
1) Fundamentals of Engineering – 6-hour CBT, national ................................Set by NCEES
2) Principles and Practice of Engineering - 8 hours, national...........................Set by NCEES
3) Structural Engineering  - 16 hours, national…………………………………..Set by NCEES
4) Fundamentals of Land Surveying – 6-hour CBT, national...........................Set by NCEES
5) Principles and Practice of Land Surveying – 6 hours, national ...................Set by NCEES
6) TIER B LS – 8 hours, local....................................................................................... $75.00
Click here for NCEES exam fees: http://www.ncees.org/Exams/States/SC.php

IV. GENERAL FEES:

1) Electronic List Order……………………………………………………………………….$10.00
2) Verifications…………………………………………………………………………………$5.00

V. TEMPORARY PERMITS:
1) Professional Engineers .......................................................................................... $100.00
2) Firms ................................................................................................................... $150.00

VI. RENEWAL FEES: (Effective 7/1/02– Biennial renewal fee)

1) PE (CATEGORY A) ............................................................................................... $100.00
2) PE (CATEGORY B) ............................................................................................... $100.00
* 3) LS (TIER A Professional Land Boundary Surveyor) .............................................. $100.00
* 4) LS (TIER A Professional Land Boundary-Geodetic Provisions) ............................ $100.00
* 5) LS (Professional Photogrammetric Surveyor)........................................................ $100.00
* 6) LS (Professional GIS Surveyor) ............................................................................. $100.00
* 7) LS (TIER B)............................................................................................................ $100.00
8) Dual (PE/LS) .......................................................................................................... $200.00
9) Firms .. ..................................................................................................................... $90.00

 

*Note: An individual licensed in multiple disciplines of land surveying will be required to pay only $100.00 for the biennial renewal fee.

All examinations are administered by NCEES. Examination and administrative fees are set by NCEES and are available online at http://www.ncees.org/Exams/States/SC.php

**Applicants must be approved by the South Carolina Board prior to registering for an examination.**

Make checks payable to: LLR-Engineering & Surveying Board
Mailing Address :
LLR-Engineering & Surveying Board
PO Box 11597
Columbia SC 29211-1597

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