Individuals may become licensed if they possess an approved four-year degree in the profession, have completed at least a four-year internship and have passed the required fundamentals (8 hr.) and the principles and practices (8 hr.) examinations.
The Board administers examinations to Professional Engineer, Engineer Intern, Professional Surveyor and Professional Surveyor Intern applicants who successfully meet the qualifications set forth in the Engineering and Surveying Practice Act.
WHAT’S NEW AT THE NEW MEXICO BOARD OF LICENSURE FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS & PROFESSIONAL SURVEYORS
Holiday Closure Notice:
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday season the Board Office will be closed on the following days:
Wednesday (November 23, 2022 at noon)
Thanksgiving Day (November 24, 2022)
Friday (November 25, 2022)
The office will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 28, 2022.
UPDATED License Renewal Notice – Nov. 21, 2022
The online renewal portal is down due to technical difficulties. At this time, paper renewals will be the method to renew a license. Please download and mail in the license renewal form, which is located at https://www.sblpes.state.nm.us/license-renewal/
Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this license renewal period.
Updated – ANNOUNCEMENT – October 20, 2022
Our phones are back up and working, if you need assistance you may call us or email us. However, we are still experiencing technical difficulties with our network systems and are working with our IT division to resolve this. We appreciate your patience and cooperation while we work to resolve the issue.
You may contact the Board staff through their direct phone numbers or email address, https://www.sblpes.state.nm.us/contact-us/
Notice of Rulemaking
The New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors has schedule a rule hearing on Friday, November 4, 2022.
For more information, please refer to the Board’s official Notice of Public Rule Hearing and Regular Board Meeting.
To review copies of the proposed change and public comment click here
To obtain copies of the proposed rules click here
To submit public comment to the proposed changes click here
December 9, 2022 – Special Meeting of the Professional Engineering Committee of the New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors.
This meeting will be conducted in a hybrid style in which the public as well as Board/Committee Members may choose to participate in person or virtually/telephonically
DATE AND TIME:
December 9, 2022
The Professional Engineering Committee (PEC) will convene at 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: The Department of Transportation, District 3, Auditorium located at 7500 Pan American Fwy, Albuquerque, NM 87109
The public may participate and/or view theese meetings virtually or telephonically by utilizing the meeting information below:
Meeting ID: 819 2644 2266
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The Committee may enter into Executive Session pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, to discuss matters related to the issuance, suspension, renewal or revocation of licenses.
A copy of the agenda for the meeting will be available at least 72 hours prior to the meeting and may be obtained on our website or by contacting Isaac Maes at Isaac.Maes@state.nm.us.
Persons with a disability who attend in person and need a reader, amplifier, qualified signed language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting may contact the Board Office by phone at (505) 476-4565 or by fax at (505) 476-4803 at least two weeks prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.
Persons requesting to be placed on the agenda shall submit a written request, describing in detail the subject to be discussed, and when applicable, submitting at least ten (10) copies of any supporting documentation, at least ten (10) business days prior to a regular meeting scheduled by the Board, however, persons with incomplete applications are not eligible to be placed on the agenda.
Any member of the public that wishes to make a public comment at any of these meetings must contact the Executive Assistant Isaac Maes via email at Isaac.Maes@state.nm.us at least four days prior to the meeting date.
If you have any issues accessing the meeting, please immediately contact the Executive Assistant, Isaac Maes, at Isaac.Maes@state.nm.us.
NOTICE: Gmail Account Users [7/12/2021]
Licensees and applicants who have gmail accounts please note, email communications from New Mexico State Agencies are being filtered into the Spam/Junk gmail folder. Be sure to check that folder for any correspondence from our Office.
Please add our email address to your safe list.
Thank you for your assistance and cooperation.
Engineer/Surveyor of Record Affidavit Notice
Effective July 1, 2017 – Pursuant to 61-23-21. (D.) and 61-23-27.9 (D.) of the 2017 New Mexico Engineering and Surveying Practice Act, it is required to file a signed and notarized affidavit designating the authorized company officer and professional engineer/professional surveyor for all business entities offering professional engineering and professional surveying services operating in the State of New Mexico. The forms may be located on the following web pages:
Notice to Licensees – License Status
If you recently renewed your license, please be sure to check its status. If the status is incorrect please contact our Board office so we may correct it.
Thank you and we appreciate your cooperation in this matter.
APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION SUBMITTAL DEADLINES
Effective June 14, 2013 – The following are required to be in the Board office no later than thirty (30) calendar days prior to the next scheduled Committee meeting: ALL applications, letters of request to re-take the PE Exam, and ALL supporting documentation.
ALL DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO APPLICATIONS AND/OR RETAKE OF THE PE EXAM MUST be received on the application deadline indicated below, by no later than 5 pm, not postmarked. Emails and faxes are not acceptable. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE DEADLINES!
|Committee Meeting Dates||Application Submittal Deadlines|
|August 11, 2022||July 11, 2022|
|November 3, 2022||October 3, 2022|
|January 12, 2023||December 12, 2022|
|April 13, 2023||March 13, 2023|
|June 8, 2023||May 8, 2023|
Please note: applications, supporting documentation (that complete a file), and letters of request to re-take the PE exam received after the thirty (30) calendar day deadline will be processed and presented at the next scheduled Committee meeting.