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
November 5, 2021 Full Board Meeting has been rescheduled for December 3, 2021, immediately proceeding the Rule Hearing Meeting.
Board Office Closure Notice
Office closed Nov. 25 and 26
The New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26.
The office will reopen on Monday, November 29.
To view a copy of the proposed rule changes please click the following link: 2021 Proposed Rule Changes
To obtain copies of the proposed rules click here
To submit written comments on the proposed rule changes click here
License Renewal Notices
License renewal notices were emailed on November 2, 2021 to the most recent email on file.
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.
New Mexico Professional Surveyors – PDH Reduction for the 2020 and 2021 Renew Cycles
June 5, 2020 – The PDH requirements for New Mexico Licensed Professional Surveyors were reduced to 15 PDHs for the 2020 and 2021 renewal cycles. The 15 PDHs must also include 2 hours in ethics.
The PDH reduction is independent of the requirements for engineers who are required to submit 30 PDHs. Dual licensees are required to follow the engineering standard requirements of 30 PDHs.
***NOTICE REGARDING CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS***
Effective December 1, 2017
*As of Friday, December 1, 2017, the Board Office no longer accepts Credit Card payments in person at the office, nor by electronic mail (email), or direct mail.
*The Board Office will continue to accept checks and money orders (no cash) or by direct mail. However, please do not send Credit Card information to the Board Office by electronic mail (e-mail) or by direct mail. Credit card information received via email or regular mail will be destroyed without processing.
*The Board Office will continue to accept Credit Card payments through our existing secure license renewal online systems that can be accessed via the Internet from your home, place of business, or mobile Internet device.
*No credit card breach of data incidents have occurred to date. However, the Board Office is changing credit card processing to ensure a secure system is maintained in the future.
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|
|June 10, 2021||May 10, 2021|
|August 12, 2021||July 12, 2021|
|November 4, 2021||October 4, 2021|
|January 13, 2022||December 13, 2021|
|April 7, 2022||March 7, 2022|
|June 9, 2022||May 9, 2022|
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.