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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.

Application Requirements:
  • 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. 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.

  • 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.
  • MORE INFORMATION: Learn more about this profession's application requirements (use the back button or arrow to return to this page).

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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