California Licensing

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California MapWelcome to the California professional and structural engineering licensing page! This page will provide all of the detailed steps necessary to get licensed and stay licensed in California.

California is the state for which most potential engineers will first meet the educational and work experience requirements for the professional engineering license, making it one of the most sought after licenses nationally.

It is important to note that California has a clear definition between Civil Professional Engineers and Structural Engineers.  Civil professional engineers may provide services on all structural projects except for schools and hospitals.

For detailed contact information for the California Board for Professional Engineers, and Land Surveyors see the contact information page.

Through this page, you can find detailed instructions on how to:

You can also:

Refer to the forms and links page if you want to change your address, order a duplicate license, lookup a license, etc.

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