We administer the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) exam 2 times a year, on dates set by ASBOG. The exam consists of:
Before you can take the exam, make sure you meet the minimum requirements.
To take the exam, you must complete the following:
|Exam date and location||Due date for application and fees|
|March 20, 2020
Canceled due to COVID-19
|December 31, 2019|
|October 2, 2020
|July 10, 2020|
You'll need to pay 2 different fees:
We also administer exams to be licensed as an Engineering Geologist or a Hydrogeologist. You must be licensed as a geologist in Washington in order to take a specialty exam.
Engineering geologist and Hydrogeologist licensing examinations are offered 2 times a year, on the same dates as the ASBOG exam. (see ASBOG schedule above)
Applications, fees, and project lists must be postmarked before or on the application due date.
U.S. Veterans may be eligible for partial reimbursements of costs. For more information: