Geologist-in-Training, Professional Geologist, and Professional Geophysicist Application and Examination Information

Notice for Geologist-in-Training (GIT) and Professional Geologist (PG) applicants applying for the Fall 2023 Exam Cycle: The Board is no longer accepting GIT and PG paper applications.  Applicants who intend on filing for Fall 2023 will be required to submit their initial application or exam request (to retake the Professional Geologist California Specific Exam; exam requests are not required for applicants retaking an ASBOG exam) in BPELSG Connect (the Board’s electronic application system).  It is anticipated that GIT and PG applications will launch in BPELSG Connect in early to mid-April 2023.  Please continue to recheck the Board’s website for updates.

General Application Information
All applicants are required to supply the Board with a full set of fingerprints upon submittal of an application for licensure/certification.  If the applicant has submitted fingerprints with a previous application to the Board, resubmittal with a subsequent application is not needed. Please visit the following page for, further information and instructions.

NOTE: Disclosure of your Social Security Number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number is mandatory. Your application will not be processed without it. Click on Information Collection, Access and Disclosure for more information.

Application Information and Forms

The Application Form is a fillable .PDF form. The latest version of the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader should be installed to complete the forms.

PLEASE NOTE: If you experience problems with any of these forms, you should upgrade to the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Examination Information

Example Computer Based Testing (CBT) Questions

Examination Plans

Reference Lists