Professional Geologist - Provisional License (PG 4701)
This application is used to apply for licensure by individuals for one specified project which shall not exceed one year. Such license may not be renewed or reissued for 5 years from the date of original issuance.
DEFINITION: Provisional licensure is the licensure of individuals who hold a substantially equivalent license in another state and would like to work on one specified project which shall not exceed one year.
OUT-OF-STATE LICENSE: Complete a License Verification in another state that required the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) exam and submit a copy of the laws and rules at the time you were licensed in that state.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: An official transcript is required demonstrating a degree in geology or related field. The applicant must also demonstrate 7 years of geological experience, 3 years under the supervision of a professional geologist or Florida-licensed engineer, or 5 years of experience in responsible charge of supervising geological work. This is not a complete listing of educational and experience requirements. Please see the application instructions page for complete information.
FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. Make 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 "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page.
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If you have any questions, please contact 850.487.1395. *Pursuant to Section 455.275(1), Florida Statutes, effective October 1, 2012, licensees licensed under Chapter 455, F.S. must provide the Department with an email address if they have one.
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