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Pennsylvania Land Surveyors

Pennsylvania Land Surveyors

Coordinated through the PA Department of State

Register for your next exam, find test information, or download the handbook from this page.

Important Information

The new PA Land Surveying Examination is being delivered. The exam is available year-round as a computer-based exam at 12 locations throughout Pennsylvania. We are excited to bring this new level of convenience to the Pennsylvania land surveying community.

Examination Scheduling Information

Please VERIFY that you have registered your LEGAL name as it appears on your government-issued ID and that your personal information is CORRECT. Contact the State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists immediately to correct the spelling of your name or update your personal information if you notice any errors.

Only those who have been approved by the Board are permitted to schedule an exam. Applications to take an exam are submitted electronically through the Pennsylvania Licensing System (PALS). Once approved, a notification with instructions on how to schedule an exam will be emailed to you.

Last updated 2020-01-22