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Professional Geologist - Upgrade from Geologist In Training to Professional Geologist - In-State (PG 4701)

This application is used for by individuals who are currently registered in Florida as a Geologist In Training and are now ready to upgrade to a Geologist license by taking the National Association of State Boards of Geology Practice of Geology examination part administered by the Department.

Application Requirements:
 
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: An official transcript is required demonstrating a degree in geology or related field. An applicant needs at least 5 years of verified professional geological work experience, which includes a minimum of 3 years of professional geological work under the supervision of a licensed or qualified geologist or professional engineer registered under chapter 471 as qualified in the field or discipline of professional engineering work performed; or has a minimum of 5 years of verified geological work experience in responsible charge of geological work as determined by the board. Responsible charge is direct control and personal supervision of geological work done by oneself or by others over whom the applicant exercises supervisory authority. This is not a complete listing of educational and experience requirements. Please see the application instructions page for complete information.
  • EXAMINATION: For information about the examination, including dates, locations, and references, visit the Examination Information webpage.
  • FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. If applying online, you can pay with a credit card or electronic check. If mailing your application, please include a check payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Military veterans, their spouses and Florida National Guard members may be eligible for a fee waiver, fee reimbursement, and/or fee discount. Please visit our DBPR Military Services page for more information.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Online Services" link or the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.

    Note: First time DBPR Online Services users will need to create an account and then link existing license(s). Instructions and additional information can be found by selecting "DBPR Online Services Features and Steps" on the Main Menu. Returning users will need to make sure their license is linked before proceeding.


If you have questions or need assistance in completing this application, please call the Customer Contact Center at 850.487.1395 or use our convenient contact form.


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