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This document includes the requirements for applying to Ohio for a PE or PS license by reciprocity. Applications that do not meet the requirements in the document will be deemed incomplete or denied.   The Ohio Board strongly suggests all applicants read through the guidelines carefully before applying for a reciprocity license in Ohio. The Board does not refund applications fees for those that submit applications without meeting the requirements for licensure in Ohio.

Ohio R.C. section 4733.12

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Applications.

(A) Applications for registration as a professional engineer or professional surveyor shall be on forms prescribed and furnished by the state board of registration for professional engineers and surveyors, shall contain statements made under oath setting forth the applicant’s education and a detailed summary of the applicant’s engineering or surveying experience as appropriate, and shall contain not less than five references, of whom three or more shall be professional engineers or professional surveyors having personal knowledge of the applicant’s engineering or surveying experience. The application shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee, which shall be established by the board at an amount adequate to cover the costs of processing the application.

A nonrefundable examination fee for professional engineers or professional surveyors shall be established by the board at an amount adequate to cover the expense of procuring, administering, and grading the examinations. A nonrefundable registration fee, which shall be paid after the applicant has passed both examinations, shall be established by the board at an amount adequate to cover the expense of registration.

(B) The board shall establish a fee for a certificate of authorization issued under section 4733.16 of the Revised Code in an amount not to exceed fifty dollars and a fee for biennial renewal of a certificate of authorization, not to exceed fifty dollars. The fee for a duplicate certificate of authorization is five dollars. 

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 70, HB 202, §1, eff. 06/03/2014.

HISTORY: GC § 1083-14; 115 v 361, § 14; 120 v 145; 123 v 701; Bureau of Code Revision, 10-01-1953; 132 v H 616 (Effective 12-14-1967); 139 v H 694 (Effective 07-01-1982); 139 v H 547 (Effective 03-03-1983); 140 v H 562 (Effective 04-04-1985); 142 v H 610 (Effective 03-17-1989); 149 v S 77 (Effective 10-08-2001); 149 v H 337. Effective Date 08-06-2002.