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

Contact this office by mail, phone, fax, or e-mail to request an application packet. Or you may simply download the necessary forms from the links on this web page. In order for an application to be complete and brought before the Board for consideration, it must include the following:

For Geologists-in-training:

  • Completed application form  Application Form- PDF PDF
  • $20 application fee
  • Two personal reference forms Personal Reference Form - PDF PDF
  • Transcripts directly received from the school or university by the Board’s office
  • Successful passage of Part I (Fundamentals of Geology) of the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) examination  (**See below)

For Professional Geologists:

  • Completed application form Application Form - PDF PDF
  • $20 application fee
  • Three professional reference forms Professional Reference Form - PDF PDF
    (all must be from registered professional geologists)
  • Two personal reference forms Personal Reference Forms - PDF PDF
  • Transcripts directly received from the school or university by the Board’s office
  • 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 Qualifications for Applicants
  • Verification of Licensure/Registration Form - PDF PDF  ( 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.

Note: All forms may be reproduced as needed.

Annual Business Meetings: All applications, fees, and supporting documents must be received by July 1st for the July meeting and by December 1st for the December meeting.

 

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Arkansas State Board of
Registration for Professional Geologists
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: 501-683-0150 | Fax: 501-663-7360
Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

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