New York Land Surveyor License Requirements

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1 Mandatory Hours
23 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Land Surveyors License in New York

This land surveyors licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying. We recommend you contact the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying for more detailed information or changes.

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

New York Land Surveyors: Land Surveyor

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 1
Elective Hours: 23
Renewal Cycle in Years: 3
Education Cycle in Months: 36

Online Info

24 hours of professional development are due every three years. Only 8 credit hours may be taken online. 

One (1) hour in Ethics is required each renewal cycle. This credit can be earned through distance education or live instruction.  

Online Limitations

Only  8 hours may be completed online or by correspondence 


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying
Phone: 5184743817
Fax: 5184736282
89 Washington Avenue
State Education Building- 2nd floor
Albany, NY 12234

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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.