Surveying Exams

April 2022 exam results have been emailed. If you did not receive your results or you have questions, email licensing@pels.texas.gov.

Surveyor Exam Statistics

 

Exam Dates

The RPLS, Reciprocal (RCP), and LSLS Exams are offered in Austin, Texas biannually. The next exams will be September 30, 2022. Refer to the application and registration deadlines below. All new applications postmarked before the application deadline will be worked for approval to sit for the exam. Applicants that are approved for the exam, must pay the $150 exam fee and register for the exams prior to the exam registration deadline. The Fundamentals of Surveying Exam (SIT) is offered by NCEES all year. There is no deadline for the applicant to take the SIT Exam.

Exam Dates and Deadlines

 
  Deadline for NEW Applications Payment Deadline Exam Day
Fall 2022 Exams July 8, 2022 September 9, 2022 September 30, 2022
Spring 2023 Exams January 13, 2023 March 24, 2023 April 14, 2023
Fall 2023 Exams July 14, 2023 September 22, 2023 October 13, 2023

 

Forfeiture of the Exam Fee

You must notify the Board in writing 10 days prior to the exam date only if you cannot take the examination. Failure to notify the Board will result in forfeiture of the exam fee.

Please bring your current driver’s license. If you bring a lunch or snack, please place it in a clear, transparent bag.

Approved Calculators

Exam Day Procedures

Exam Results

Exam results are communicated to examinees by the board once they are available.

(Please allow up to 8 weeks after the exam date.)

Study Materials

Sample Analytical Question

Boundary Law Cases

NCEES Study Materials

Legal Exam Blueprint

Analytical Subject Areas

Reciprocal Exam Subject Areas