Contact Information

License Application Status | Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs | Licensing Examination | Practice Issues | Professional Misconduct and Discipline | Corporate Entities for Professional Practice | General Customer Service

License Application Status

Find the status of your license application by checking our online license verifications; your name will be added immediately when your license number is issued. You may also contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Engineering/Land Surveying/Geology Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 250 (voice)
518-402-5354 (fax)
opunit1@nysed.gov

Please provide your name, the last 4 digits of your social security number, date of birth, and the name of the profession in any correspondence.


Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs

If you have questions about acceptable documentation to verify education completed outside the U.S. or in non licensure-qualifying programs, contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Bureau of Comparative Education
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 300 (voice)
518-486-2966 (fax)
comped@nysed.gov


Licensing Examination

Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG)
P.O. Box 5219
Douglasville, GA 30154
www.asbog.org External Link Icon


Practice Issues

For answers to questions concerning practice issues, contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying & Geology
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 140 (voice)
518-473-6282 (fax)
geology@nysed.gov


Professional Misconduct and Discipline

This site contains information concerning professional misconduct, including how to file a complaint search for disciplinary actions taken against licensees.


Corporate Entities for Professional Practice

For answers to questions concerning business entity structure and Certificate of Authorization for your firm to practice geology, contact:

New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Professional Corporations Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817 Ext. 400
Fax: 518-473-5515
E-mail: opcorp@nysed.gov


General Customer Service

Office of the Professions staff are available from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm, Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays..

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 570 (voice)
518-474-1449 (fax)
op4info@nysed.gov

Last Updated: September 29, 2016