Stamps and seals: Engineers, land surveyors, and on-site

Engineers

Approved design for structural engineer stamp/seal
Structural engineer

Approved design for professional engineer stamp/seal
Professional engineer

How to get your stamp or seal

It’s your responsibility to get your stamp or seal. Request your stamp or seal from a rubber stamp company, and make sure it contains all of the following:

  • State of Washington
  • Registered professional engineer
  • Your license number
  • Your name as shown on your wall certificate

Approved designs

The approved designs for engineer stamps and seals are shown above. You may use them in any size, as long as the stamp or seal is fully legible.

How to use your stamp or seal

  • Your stamp or seal should be under your control at all times.
  • If you’re both a professional engineer and a professional land surveyor, you must have a stamp for each license.
  • The only branch designation allowed on a stamp or seal is “Structural engineer.” Other specific branches of engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, etc.) aren’t allowed. You must be a currently licensed structural engineer in Washington to use the structural engineer stamp.
  • When sealing or signing electronic documents, follow the board’s Guidelines for Electronic Documents.

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Land surveyors

Approved design for land surveyor stamp/seal
Land surveyor

How to get your stamp or seal

It’s your responsibility to get your stamp or seal. Request your stamp or seal from a rubber stamp company, and make sure it contains all of the following:

  • State of Washington
  • Registered professional land surveyor
  • Your license number
  • Your name as shown on your wall certificate

Approved design

The approved designs for land surveyor stamps and seals is shown above. You may use it in any size, as long as the stamp or seal is fully legible.

How to use your stamp or seal

  • Your stamp or seal should be under your control at all times.
  • If you’re both a professional engineer and a professional land surveyor, you must have a stamp for each license.
  • When sealing or signing electronic documents, follow the board’s Guidelines for Electronic Documents.

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On-site designers

Approved design for on-site designer stamp/seal
On-site designer

How to get your stamp or seal

It’s your responsibility to get your stamp or seal. Request your stamp or seal from a rubber stamp company, and make sure it contains all of the following:

  • State of Washington
  • On-site Wastewater Treatment System Licensed Designer
  • Your license number
  • Your name as shown on your wall certificate
  • Space to indicate the date your license expires. You may use any of the following formats:
    • EXPIRES 00/00/00
    • EXPIRES 00/00/ (year left blank to be handwritten on the document)
    • EXPIRES (entire date left blank to be handwritten on the document)

Approved design

The approved designs for on-site designer stamps and seals is shown above. You may use it in any size, as long as the stamp or seal is fully legible.

How to use your stamp or seal

  • Your stamp or seal should be under your control at all times.
  • When you place your stamp or seal on a final document, you must sign in permanent ink across the face of the stamp/seal and place the date you signed immediately next to your signature.
  • When sealing or signing electronic documents, follow the board’s Guidelines for Electronic Documents.

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