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Important changes to the Washington State 2-hour Land Surveyor’s Examination

What is changing?

  • The NCEES will no longer administer the 2-hour exam. However, they will continue to administer the NCEES 6-hour PLS Exam.
  • Comity applicants:
    • You no longer have a deadline to submit your application or re-exam request. You can submit your application or re-exam request at any time.
  • Exam applicants:
    • You still have to meet the posted deadlines to be considered for the NCEES 6-hour Principles and Practices of Land Surveying (PLS) Exam.
  • Once your application is approved you’ll receive the following:
    • Applicants taking the NCEES 6-hour PLS exam will receive an email from us that will include the information you need to schedule your 6-hour exam with NCEES.
    • For information regarding the Washington State 2-hour land surveyor’s exam, please contact our office at 360.664.1575 or by email to We are currently working with a new on-line exam vendor.

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