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The Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG) exams are held twice a year in the Cannon Building, 861 Silver Lake Blvd, Dover, Delaware. Whether applying for approval to sit for one or both exams, you must submit a service request or application and all required documentation by the final dates shown on the schedule below.
These deadlines allow time for the Board to process your service request or application and review all required documentation.
|Final Date to Submit Application and Required Documentation||Last Board Meeting Before Exam Date||Examination Date|
When the Board has approved you to sit for the exam(s), the Board office will send you an exam notice with further instructions. The instructions will explain how to:
Note: You must meet ASBOG’s deadlines for registering for the exam and paying the exam fees.
If you fail to meet ASBOG’s deadlines, ASBOG will not send an examination packet for you to the Board office and you will not be allowed to sit for the exam(s).
For information on the examination content, see the candidate information on the National Association of State Board of Geology website.
The Board of Geologists must approve you to sit for the FG exam. Request for approval to take the FG exam is designed for applicants who want to take this exam before obtaining the professional geologic work experience required for full licensure.
Note: It is recommended that you take the FG exam shortly after graduating from college or during your graduating year.
To apply to take the required exam(s), you must first create a DELPROS user account. Go to the DELPROS online portal, then click on Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests. If you are already an existing user, log in with your email address and password under the existing user section. If you are a new user, you must create a new account using either of the options below:
After creating your user account or logging into the DELPROS online portal, from your e-License Dashboard, click on Service Request in the top navigation bar, then click APPLY FOR A NEW SERVICE REQUEST and select the Request for FG Examination service request type option.
In addition to submitting the service request and fee in DELPROS, you must submit:
You will receive an email notification stating you have been approved to sit for the FG exam after the Board has reviewed and approved your service request.
The Board of Geologists must approve you to sit for the PG exam. You must have already taken and passed the FG exam to request approval to take the PG exam.
To apply to request approval, Go to the DELPROS online portal, then click on Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests. If you are already an existing user, log in with your email address and password under the existing user section. If you are a new user, you must create a new account using either of the options below:
When the Board has reviewed and approved your application, you will receive an email notification stating you have been approved to sit for the exam.
You have two years from the date of your submitted service request or application to pass the exams. You are required to submit a new online application if your application expires.
If you have failed the exam and need to request approval to re-take it, you must go to DELPROS and log in to your e-License Dashboard. Click on Service Request in the top navigation bar, then click APPLY FOR A NEW SERVICE REQUEST and select the Request for Re-Examination service request type option.
After review and approval of your request, you will receive an email notification for approval to re-take the exam.
After you take and pass the exams, allow up to two weeks for the Board office to receive your official examination score. Once the Board office receives your passing score and validates that you have met all requirements for licensure, your license will be issued.
You will receive an email notification stating your license has been issued including any additional details about license renewal and/or continuing education requirements.