Arkansas State Board of Licensure

for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors


COVID-19 affects Pen/Paper & CBT exams

NCEES – Updates to October 2020 Paper-and-Pencil Exam Administration

To accommodate examinees impacted by the cancellation of the April 2020 exam administration, the onsite procedures and format of the October 2020 exam has been modified.  Site procedures regarding COVID-19, examinees must review and satisfy certain requirements before being admitted to an exam site. Registration for the October 2020 paper-and-pencil exam will close at 3:00 p.m. EDT on August 20.  The exam administration will take place over two days – Thursday,  October 22 and Friday, October 23.  Exams usually offered once a year in April will be offered in October.  For further details including COVID-19 exam admittance requirements and exam assignment date, see NCEES’s webpage

Postponed-April 2020 Arkansas State Specific Exam

In response to COVID-19 restrictions and increasing concern for the health and safety of our examinees and staff, the Arkansas Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors is postponing the April 2020 Arkansas State Specific Exam. When we are able to proctor the April 2020 exam safely, we will inform the examinees and post the exam date. We will reschedule giving the examinees plenty of notice to study and arrange travel. If you have any questions, please email me at

CBT Examinees – Pearson Vue test centers to close for 30 days

NCEES has informed the Arkansas Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors that Pearson Vue test centers will be closed for 30 days (March 17 – April 16, 2020). NCEES will be working with Person Vue to reschedule Computer Based Test examinees. If you have questions please go to NCEES for the latest information on exams in response to COVID19.

CANCELED-NCEES April 2020 paper-and-pencil exam

The Arkansas Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors was notified today that due to increased concerns related to the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), the NCEES paper-and-pencil exams scheduled for April 17-18, 2020 have been CANCELED. Follow related updates through the NCEES website at CBT examinees are directed to visit Pearson VUE for the latest updates.

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