Rule 300.04. Scope of Examination. The scope of the examination and the methods of procedure shall be prescribed by the Board with special reference to the Applicant’s ability to supervise geologic projects as to insure the safety of life, health and property. The complete professional examination for registration as a professional geologist consists of two (2) separate written examinations. The first is the Fundamentals of Geology examination, covering subjects as are ordinarily given in college curricula. The second is the Principles and Practice of Geology examination which will cover the practice of geology and test the Applicant’s fitness for such practice affecting the public health, safety and welfare. In addition, the examination shall meet all Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.

Examination Schedule

                                                    APPLICATION DEADLINE         ASBOG EXAMINATION 
                                                                       DATE                                 DATE

                                                              December 15, 2018             March 15, 2019

                                                                  July 6, 2019                     October 4, 2019

                                                             December 21, 2019              March 20, 2020

                                                                 July 2, 2020                       October 2, 2020 

All applicants must complete and submit an application with the required documentation and appropriate fees.

You may download Application Forms here or request an application by writing:


Idaho Board of Registration for Professional Geologists
Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses
700 West State Street, PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063