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Registration requirements.

To become licensed as a professional engineer, you must meet the requirements below:
(1) Have eight years of experience in engineering work of a character satisfactory to the board:
(a) The eight years of experience may be a combination of education and practical work experience. Under selected circumstances a maximum of five years of education (baccalaureate and master's degrees in engineering) can be granted toward the eight-year requirement;
(b) The eight years of experience must be broad based, progressive experience to include gaining knowledge and comprehension of engineering subjects and applying engineering principles.
(2) Receive a passing score on the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) fundamentals-of-engineering (FE) examination. Or, have a current license as a Canadian professional engineer (P.Eng), and having received a passing score on the Engineers Canada Professional Practice Examination (PPE);
(3) Receive a passing score on the NCEES principles and practice of engineering (PE) examination;
(4) Receive a passing score on the Washington law review;
(5) Be of good character and reputation; and
(6) Payment of applicable fees.
Exam results must be independently verified by the NCEES member board, or engineers Canada constituent association that granted approval to take the exam.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.43.035. WSR 18-10-085, § 196-12-010, filed 5/1/18, effective 6/1/18; WSR 15-08-064, § 196-12-010, filed 3/27/15, effective 4/30/15; WSR 14-07-106, § 196-12-010, filed 3/19/14, effective 4/19/14; WSR 08-11-100, § 196-12-010, filed 5/20/08, effective 7/1/08. Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.43 and 18.235 RCW. WSR 04-04-001, § 196-12-010, filed 1/21/04, effective 2/21/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.43.035. WSR 98-12-052, § 196-12-010, filed 5/29/98, effective 7/1/98; WSR 88-12-044 (Order PM 738), § 196-12-010, filed 5/27/88; WSR 87-13-005 (Order PM 606), § 196-12-010, filed 6/4/87; WSR 84-04-027 (Order PL 454), § 196-12-010, filed 1/25/84; WSR 82-01-064 (Order 81-10), § 196-12-010, filed 12/18/81; Order PL 224, § 196-12-010, filed 11/5/75; Order PL-129, § 196-12-010, filed 7/27/72; Order 11, § 196-12-010, filed 9/12/68; Rule IIA, filed 11/15/65; Rule IIA, filed 8/4/64; Rule IA, filed 12/26/62.]
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