Contact Information for the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists

Address, Phone Number, FAX Number
Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833-2944
Toll Free Number: 1-866-780-5370 (no charge to the calling party)
Phone Number: (916) 263-2222
FAX Number: (916) 263-2246
Hours & Driving Directions

ALL Inquiries Regarding the Geologists and Geophysicists Program:
Geologists & Geophysicists Program - (916) 572-GEO1 [4361] or geology@dca.ca.gov

ALL Inquiries Regarding Professional Engineering and Professional Land Surveying - Please Choose the Appropriate Contact as Listed Below:

License Verifications
You may use the License Lookup feature on this web site or contact the Board at 1-866-780-5370 or (916) 263-2222 or BPELS.License_Verifications@dca.ca.gov.

If you need to request verification of your California license or examination results to be sent to another state you may use http://verify.ncees.org, or you may contact the Board at (916) 915-3641 or BPELS.License_Verifications@dca.ca.gov.  Please allow three weeks for the form to be completed and sent to the other state.

For lists of licensees, including lists by branch of licensure, contact the following office:
Department of Consumer Affairs
Public Information Unit
public.sales@dca.ca.gov or public.information@dca.ca.gov
(916) 574-8150 or (916) 574-8100

To Request an Application
All applications are available on this web site.
Applications cannot be mailed without your complete name, mailing address,and social security number or date of birth. NOTE: For applicants outside the United States, the name and address space is limited to four (4) lines, thirty (30) characters per line, including spaces. Be sure your name and address fits within those specifications. Omit punctuation unless required by your postal service.

Questions about EIT (FE) or LSIT (FS) Certification Qualifications, Applications, and Examination Results
Please include your telephone number.
EIT/LSIT Evaluator: (916) 263-2232 or BPELS.EIT_LSIT@dca.ca.gov

Questions about P.E. or P.L.S. Licensure Qualifications and Applications (including questions about how to get licensed in California if you are already licensed in another state)
Please include your telephone number.
PE/PLS Evaluator 1: Last names from A through G: (916) 304-3641or BPELS.Evaluator1@dca.ca.gov
PE/PLS Evaluator 2: Last names from H through N: (916) 263-2252 or BPELS.Evaluator2@dca.ca.gov
PE/PLS Evaluator 3: Last names from O through Z: (916) 263-1436 or BPELS.Evaluator3@dca.ca.gov

Examination Information
Questions about the California Specific Examinations: (916) 263-2222

Address Changes
Title 16, California Code of Regulations section 412 requires applicants and licensees to notify the board of an address change within thirty (30) days after the change. Please use the Address Change Affidavit to file your change of address. Please mail or fax the Address Change Affidavit to the address/fax number on the top of the form, or email a signed pdf of the completed form to BPELS.Office@dca.ca.gov

Renewal Information (for current licenses and licenses that have been expired for less than three (3) years)
If your license has been expired for more than three years, use the Reinstatement of Delinquent Licenses contacts listed below.
(916) 263-2268 or BPELSG.Renewal.Information@dca.ca.gov

Reinstatement of Delinquent Licenses (for licenses that have been expired for more than three (3) years)
If your license has been expired for less than three years, use the Renewal Information contacts listed above.
PE/PLS Evaluator 1: Last names from A through G: (916) 304-3641 or BPELS.Evaluator1@dca.ca.gov
PE/PLS Evaluator 2: Last names from H through N: (916) 263-2252 or BPELS.Evaluator2@dca.ca.gov
PE/PLS Evaluator 3: Last names from O through Z: (916) 263-1436 or BPELS.Evaluator3@dca.ca.gov

Staff Engineers
Susan Christ, P.E. (Civil) - (916) 263-2247 or Susan.Christ@dca.ca.gov
Mike Donelson, P.E. (Electrical) - (916) 572-PELS [7357] or Mike.Donelson@dca.ca.gov

Staff Land Surveyor
Ray Mathe, P.L.S. - (916) 263-2271 or Raymond.Mathe@dca.ca.gov

College Outreach
Mike Donelson, P.E. - (916) 572-PELS [7357] or Mike.Donelson@dca.ca.gov

Enforcement & Complaint Information
Questions about filing a complaint - (916) 263-2241 or BPELS.Enforcement_Information@dca.ca.gov
The complaint form is available on this web site.
NOTE: Do NOT send messages regarding qualifications for certification/licensure, the status of your application, or your examination results to the BPELS_Enforcement_Information@dca.ca.gov e-mail address. For a timely response, you must send them to the appropriate evaluator e-mail address listed above.

Questions about businesses or to request an Organization Record form or Disassociation Notice - (916) 263-0937 or BPELS.Organization_Records@dca.ca.gov
These forms are available on this web site.

Questions about the laws and rules - (916) 263-2241 or BPELS.Enforcement_Information@dca.ca.gov
The laws and rules are available on this web site.

Enforcement Outreach Program (presentations to consumer groups, professional societies, and governmental agencies) - (916) 263-2241 or BPELS.Enforcement_Outreach@dca.ca.gov

General Information or Topics Not Covered Above
1-866-780-5370 or (916) 263-2222 or BPELS.Office@dca.ca.gov
NOTE: Do NOT send messages regarding qualifications for certification/licensure, the status of your application, or your examination results to the BPELS.Office@dca.ca.gov e-mail address. For a timely response, you must send them to the appropriate evaluator e-mail address listed above.

Webmaster
Questions or comments about this web site: BPELS.Webmaster@dca.ca.gov
(General inquiries must be directed to BPELS.Office@dca.ca.gov)
NOTE: Do NOT send messages regarding qualifications for certification/licensure, the status of your application, or your examination results to the BPELS.Webmaster@dca.ca.gov e-mail address. For a timely response, you must send them to the appropriate evaluator e-mail address listed above.

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