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        Administrator:Lenora Addison-Miles
        Board Staff:Britton Jenkins
        Advice Counsel:   Donnell Jennings   **
        Directions:110 Centerview Dr, Columbia SC

**The Office of Advice Counsel is responsible for
providing legal advice to all Boards, Commissions
and Panels. These attorneys do not provide legal
advice to parties outside LLR.

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) Online Application:
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 (Education Evaluation)

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........................................................................................................................ $75.00

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……………………………………..……......……………............…............NO FEE
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) ........................................................................................................ $85.00
2) PE (CATEGORY B) ........................................................................................................ $85.00
* 3) LS (TIER A Professional Land Boundary Surveyor) .......................................$85.00
* 4) LS (TIER A Professional Land Boundary-Geodetic Provisions) ................$85.00
* 5) LS (Professional Photogrammetric Surveyor)..................................................$85.00
* 6) LS (Professional GIS Surveyor) ..............................................................................$85.00
* 7) LS (TIER B)...................................................................................................................... $85.00
8) Dual (PE/LS) .................................................................................................................. $170.00
9) Firms .. ............................................................................................................................... $75.00

 

Biennial renewal fees decreased effective July 1, 2014 for individuals and firms. The new fees will be implemented during the next renewal cycle (2015 for Firms and 2016 for Individuals).

*Note: An individual licensed in multiple disciplines of land surveying will be required to pay only $85.00 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 the PE or PS Examination.**

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

ATTENTION CHECK WRITERS!!!
WE GLADLY ACCEPT YOUR CHECKS. WHEN YOU PROVIDE A CHECK AS PAYMENT, YOU AUTHORIZE US TO USE INFORMATION FROM THE CHECK TO MAKE A ONE-TIME ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER FROM YOUR ACCOUNT, OR TO PROCESS THE PAYMENT AS A CHECK TRANSACTION.  YOU AUTHORIZE US TO COLLECT A FEE THROUGH ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER FROM YOUR ACCOUNT IF YOUR PAYMENT IS RETURNED UNPAID.

 

Revised January 2016

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