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The Application for Approval to Take Fundamentals of Geology Exam is designed for applicants who want to take the Fundamentals of Geology (FG) exam before acquiring the professional geologic work experience required for licensure. It is recommended that you take the FG exam shortly after graduating from college or during your graduating year.
The ASBOG examinations are held twice a year in the Cannon Building, 861 Silver Lake Blvd, Dover, Delaware. The examination schedule is available online at ASBOG Exam Schedule. To apply for approval to sit for the FG exam, you must submit your application and all required documentation by the final dates shown on the schedule so that the Board has time to meet and review your credentials.
When the Board has approved you to sit for the examination, the Board office will send you a notice with further instructions on registering for the examination with ASBOG. The notice will also give you information about the paying the examination and proctoring fees. For information on the examination content, see the candidate information on the National Association of State Board of Geology website.