Mission Statement:

The primary mission of the Board of Registration for Professional Geologists is to regulate the public practice of geology in Arkansas by registration and certification of qualified geologists and promulgate and enforce the regulations that provide the standards for practicing geology in Arkansas.

ACT 725 Notice:

Workforce Waiver

As mandated by Act 725 of 2021, the entities under the Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing have implemented a waiver of the initial licensing fee for applicants who qualify for the Workforce Expansion Act of 2021. If the initial applicant is currently receiving assistance through the Arkansas Medicaid Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF), Lifeline Assistance Program and/or the applicant was approved for unemployment with the last twelve (12) months and/or the applicant’s income does not exceed two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty income guidelines that applicant may qualify for the waiver. If you meet the qualifications for the Workforce Waiver, please contact the office at (501)-683-0150 or pgboard@arkansas.gov to provide documentation and request the waiver for the initial application fee.