Nevada State License – FE Exam
It is the responsibility of the Nevada Board of Engineers to provide sufficient information and proper process through which licensing as a Professional Engineer, Professional Land Surveyor and certification of Engineer Intern and Land Surveyor Intern is possible. It is also the Board’s mission to protect life, health and property and to promote the public welfare through the provision of licensure of qualified and competent professional engineers as well as professional land surveyors.
All necessary details concerning the FE Exam Dates, FE Exam Costs, FE Test and locations for local FE Exam Reviews can be found in the Nevada Board of Engineers
Board Contact Information:
|Address||1755 East Plumb Lane, Suite 135 Reno, NV 89502|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam application||$50|
|Fee for FE/EIT exam||$20|
|Fee for FE re-exam||$70|
|Fee for EIT certification||$0|
|Fee for EIT certification by comity or transfer of EIT||$10|
|Fee for EIT renewal||$0|
|Frequency of EIT renewal||N/A|
When can I take the Engineer in Training exam? If you are enrolled in an EAC/ABET accredited engineer program, you can take the exam in your last year before graduating.
What educational programs are accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Any EAC/ABET, TAC/ABET, ASAC/ABET or Non-EAC/ABET, TAC/ABET, ASAC/ABET accredited engineering program. However, further education and/or experience may be required prior to taking the PE exam if you graduate from a program other than EAC/ABET. See the Boards website for details.
Are there any programs equivalent to EAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Yes, Programs accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board, programs ABET accredits as substantially equivalent, and Programs accredited by accrediting bodies from countries signatory to the Washington Accord or listed in ABET publications.
Are there any programs equivalent to TAC/ABET accepted for taking the Engineer in Training exam? Yes, Programs accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board and programs accredited by accrediting bodies from countries signatory to the Washington Accord and listed in ABET publications.
Does the Board accept equivalent Foreign Education? Yes, uses or requires the applicant to use a Foreign Education evaluation service to determine eligibility.
What are acceptable Foreign Evaluation systems: CPEES (Center for Professional Engineering Education Services)
When in the licensing process is an applicant required to obtain a foreign degree evaluation? Prior to taking the Engineer in Training (EIT), FE exam.
What terms are restricted in their usage in the state? Variations of “engineer” (e.g., registered engineer, licensed engineer) and Professional Engineer
How does state license Engineers? As a discipline-specific engineer, restricted to practice in a specific field, which is usually the discipline of the professional examination taken for licensure