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Board of Professional Engineering exam dates:

Friday, April 17, 2015
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015
Saturday, October 31, 2015

Persons interested in licensing (PE/LS) and certification (EIT/LSI) by examination should review the following documents.

Exam and License Verification Instructions (pdf)

Have questions about examinations, applications and licensing? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Publications and Forms

These links take you to resource information and forms that are required to obtain your license from the District of Columbia.

District of Columbia Professional Engineering


The District of Columbia Board of Professional Engineering (Board) was established by the Second Omnibus Regulatory Reform Amendment Act of 1998, which took effect on April 20, 1999 (D.C. Law 12-261; D.C. Official Code 47-2853.06 (c) (2001). The Board regulates the licensing and practice of professional engineers and land surveyors and protects the public by upholding the District of Columbia (DC) Professional Engineers Municipal Regulations (pdf).

With the consent of the District of Columbia Council (DC Council), the Mayor appoints the members of the Board to serve three year terms. The Board consists of seven members. Four members must have a valid DC professional engineer (P.E.) license from any discipline, two members must have a valid DC land surveyor (L.S.) license, and one member must be a consumer member. Excluding the consumer member, each Board member must have been actively engaged in the practice of engineering or land surveying in the District of Columbia for at least five years preceding his or her appointment. Four members of the Board constitute a quorum.

Excluding August and one other month that varies from year to year, the Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the DCRA headquarters, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. The Board can be reached by phone: (202) 442-4320 or fax: (202) 698-4329.

Board Administrator: Lori Fowler,

Current Board Members

  • Dr. Eugene M. Bentley III, Chairman, P.E.
  • Howard C. Gibbs, Vice Chairman, P.E.
  • Dr. Norman D. Mills, Member, P.E.
  • Kenneth Davis, Treasurer, P.E.
  • Compton G. Vyfhuis, Member, L.S.
  • Ernest T. Boykin, Jr., Consumer Member
  • 1 vacancy

2015 Meeting Dates:   Please contact the Board to confirm meeting dates/times/locations.

January 22 February 26 March 26
April 23 May 28 June 25
July 23 August - Recess September 24
October 22 November 19 December 17

Board meeting minutes are available at