Surveying Exams

Results from the October 2021 exams should be available mid December.


Exam Dates

The RPLS, Reciprocal (RCP), and LSLS Exams are offered in Austin, Texas biannually. The next exams will be April 8, 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. New 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.


Upcoming Exam Dates and Deadlines

January 14, 2022 - Application deadline for new applicants

March 11, 2022 - Registration / Exam Fee deadline. All payments and exam registrations forms must be received.

April 8, 2022 - Exam Day at Norris Conference Center in Austin Texas.



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