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License Reinstatement

Reinstatement of a Nevada Professional License

If your Nevada PE or PLS license has been lapsed for 6 (six) months or longer, and you are currently licensed in another state, you can submit to reinstate your Nevada professional license.


Complete an online application via the Nevada board’s website. The application requires applicants to provide a list of 30 (thirty) professional development hours (PDHs) completed within the preceding 24 (twenty-four) months. The reinstatement application fee is $200.00.

REINSTATEMENT application consideration process

Following the completion the electronic application form via the Nevada board’s website, your application packet will be presented to the Executive Director of the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, and Board Chair if necessary, for consideration. This review period generally takes 7-10 business days, depending on the volume of applications.

Following review of the REINSTATEMENT application, successful applicants will be notified of reinstatement of professional licensure. The applicant is then required to pay a prorated license fee to align with the appropriate biennial renewal period to complete the reinstatement process.

The biennial renewal schedule for Nevada is determined by the first letter of the licensee’s surname:

  • A through E – renew by January 1 of each odd-numbered year.
  • F through K – renew by July 1 of each odd-numbered year.
  • L through R – renew by January 1 of each even-numbered year.
  • S through Z – renew by July 1 of each even-numbered year.

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