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Licensing

Get your license

Each type of license or certificate has different requirements and application procedures:

Engineers

Land Surveyors

On-site Designers and Inspectors

Firms

Renew your license

Things to Know

License expires every 2 years on your birthday. You can renew 120 days before your license expires

For consumers

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Look up a license

Find out if an engineer, land surveyor, or firm has a valid license

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File a complaint

Learn how to file a complaint against an engineer, land surveyor, or firm

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View Disciplinary Actions

See a list of engineers and land surveyors we have disciplined for licensing violations

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Frequently Asked Questions

License renewals completed online in most cases are automatic! If you renew your license by mail, please expect up to 4 weeks processing time.

Yes, you can renew online or by mail. You may renew your professional license up to 120 days before your expiration date.

The first time you log into the Professional and Business Licensing service, SAW will ask you to enter a contact email address and phone number. The next time you log in, you may get a numeric code sent to your phone or email. You’ll enter this code into the login screen to verify you are authorized to access your account. SAW requires you to list at least one email address and phone number. However, if you lose access to this primary email and phone number, you will not be able to access your account. We recommend you provide a back email and phone number.

You already have a SAW account if you renew your vehicle tabs or driver license online or if you renew your business license online. You already have a SAW account if you use online services through Department of Revenue, Labor and Industries, or Employment Security Department.