Welcome to the website of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, an agency within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. We appreciate your visit to our homepage and we look forward to assisting you.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Staff of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation is temporarily displaced while the building located at 76 Northern Avenue in Gardiner, Maine is closed for remediation work. During this temporary displacement, only limited staff will be located at 221 State Street in Augusta, Maine so the best way to contact us to resolve your issue, answer your questions, and continue to deliver high-quality services to consumers and our licensees is by email or by phone or though our online services.
Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.
You may follow this link to the Secretary of State's office to view a list of board members. Members of the public should not contact board members with questions or comments. All questions, comments or any other board-related matters must be directed to the Board’s administrator. (Catherine.Pendergast@maine.gov 207-624-8518)
The State Board of Licensure for Professional Land Surveyors was established to protect the public through regulation of the practice of land surveying in the State of Maine.
The primary responsibilities of the Board are to examine and license qualified applicants for licensure to practice land surveying, to revoke or to refuse to renew any licenses after proper notice and hearing.
Updated Guidance and Retiring of Covid-19 Prevention Checklists (PDF)
Notice of Scam Targeting Licensees (PDF)
Notice Regarding License Verification Requests (PDF)
Effective March 1, 2019, the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation (OPOR) will no longer issue paper license verifications. License verifications are available, free of charge, on OPOR’s official database, https://www.pfr.maine.gov/ALMSOnline/ALMSQuery/Welcome.aspx?board=4280. This database is updated in real time as changes occur. The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation considers this information to be a secure, primary source for license verification.
Future correspondence from the Board of Licensure for Professional Land Surveyors will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.
CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION
Board Rule - Chapter 70 - Continuing Education Requirements for license renewal(PDF)
Board Laws - Continuing Education
LICENSE & RENEWAL INFORMATION
DELIVERY OF RENEWAL REMINDERS AND LICENSES
Renewal reminders and licenses are delivered to licensees via email. The email sender is displayed as “email@example.com” and the subject is either "YOUR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE IS DUE FOR RENEWAL" OR “YOUR OFFICIAL LAND SURVEYOR LICENSE IS ATTACHED”. Sometimes these notices end up in spam or junk folders so please be on the lookout for them.
Paper licenses will NOT be mailed to licensees with an email address on file with the Board.
You have the opportunity to update your contact information when you renew your license online or you may update your email address and other contact information anytime here.
10 day notification of convictions, discipline & material changes
Office of Professional and Financial Regulation - Policy on Veterans Preference - Adopted February 2017 (PDF)