Registration/ Renewal

Registration/ Renewal

How to get information for registration as a professional geologist in Arkansas:

Please contact the board office by phone or e-mail with any questions about the application or renewal process. In order for an application to be complete and brought before the Board for consideration, it must include the following:

Please click Geologist-in-Training-Initial-Application if you want to submit an application to become a Geologists-in-training.

  • Completed application form 
  • $20 application fee
  • Two personal reference forms
  • Transcripts received from the school or university
  • Successful passage of Part I (Fundamentals of Geology) of the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) examination(**See below)

If you wish to renew a current Geologist-in-training license, click Geologists-in-Training-Renewal

Please click Professional-Geologist-Initial-Application if you want to submit an application to become a Professional Geologists:

  • Completed application form 
  • $20 application fee
  • Three professional reference forms  (all must be from registered professional geologists)
  • Two personal reference forms
  • Transcripts received from the school or university
  • Successful passage of Part I (Fundamentals of Geology) and Part II (Practice of Geology) of the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) examinations  (**See below)
  • Documentation of work experience 
  • Verification of Licensure/Registration Form ( Use this form if you have already taken the ASBOG exam in another state, or you will be seeking registration via a comity agreement.)

** You must contact the Board office to obtain the ASBOG Examination Candidate Request Form.  Visit the FAQs page for dates and deadlines.

If you wish to renew a current Professional Geologists license, click Professional-Geologist-Renewal

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