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|
|October 1, 2021
|July 9, 2021|
|March 18, 2022
|December 31, 2021|
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.
Your military experience or training might help you meet licensing requirements. You may also be able to get a temporary license if you're moving here with a current license from another state. For more information visit military assistance.
If you're a U.S. veteran, you may be eligible for partial reimbursement of your fees. For more information, visit.