Click below to read or download the General Guidelines for Reciprocity Applicants.



This document includes the requirements for applying to Ohio for a PE or PS license by reciprocity. Applications that do not meet the requirements in the document will be deemed incomplete or denied.   The Ohio Board strongly suggests all applicants read through the guidelines carefully before applying for a reciprocity license in Ohio. The Board does not refund applications fees for those that submit applications without meeting the requirements for licensure in Ohio.

In order to get better search results, please limit the number of search boxes and characters you use. You may get more results, but you are more likely to find the record you desire.
To find a licensee, select "Engineers and Surveyors Board" under the heading "Board" and enter the search criteria. Enter a few characters of the last name and select the "Search" option to find licensees that match your selection criteria. If known, entering the license number under "Enter License, Supervision Agreement or Endorsement Number" is the best search option. You will need to use the format PE.<number>, PS.<number>, FIRM.<number>, etc. The period (.) after the license type is important when searching by license number. Once you receive the search results, you may click the drop down button to get additional licensing information.