Michigan Land Surveyor License Requirements

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0 Mandatory Hours
30 Elective Hours
30 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Land Surveyors License in Michigan

This land surveyors licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. We recommend you contact the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Michigan Land Surveyors: Blanket

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2020

Michigan licensees will be required to complete 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years.

If a licensee holds a license for more than 12 months, but less than 24 months from the date of initial licensure, licensees shall obtain 15 hours of CE for the first renewal.


On October 10, 2013, new administrative rules took effect requiring Professional Surveyors to complete continuing education as a condition for license renewal.

The first time continuing education will be required is for licensees with licenses expiring on Oct. 31, 2015. The licensees scheduled to renew in 2015 will be required to complete continuing education during the Nov. 1, 2013 to Oct. 31, 2015 renewal cycle and each renewal cycle thereafter.

Licensees with licenses that expire on Oct. 31, 2014 will not be required to complete continuing education as a condition of renewal in 2014, but will need to complete continuing education for the Nov. 1, 2014 to Oct. 31, 2016 renewal cycle and each renewal cycle thereafter.

Licensees will not be required to send in proof of continuing education activities to the Department when renewing a license. However, a licensee must maintain records of continuing education hours earned for 4 consecutive years for audit purposes.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations

Governing Agency

Name: Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Phone: 5173731820
Fax: 5173732129
Address: P.O. Box 30004 Lansing, MI 48909

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.