Arkansas State Board of Registration for Professional Geologists
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Mission Statement:

The primary mission of the Board of Registration for Professional Geologists is to regulate the public practice of geology in Arkansas by registration and certification of qualified geologists and promulgate and enforce the regulations that provide the standards for practicing geology in Arkansas.

  • The Board is required to meet twice a year to consider applicants.

  • The Board is a charter member of the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG).

  • The Board is a member of the Arkansas Environmental Federation.

  • Military Service member, spouse, or returning military veteran licensure is handled in accordance with ACT 820 of 2019. ACT 820.

  • ACT 725 Notice:

    Workforce Waiver

    As mandated by Act 725 of 2021, the entities under the Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing have implemented a waiver of the initial licensing fee for applicants who qualify for the Workforce Expansion Act of 2021. If the initial applicant is currently receiving assistance through the Arkansas Medicaid Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF), Lifeline Assistance Program and/or the applicant was approved for unemployment with the last twelve (12) months and/or the applicant's income does not exceed two hundred percent (200%) of the federal poverty income guidelines that applicant may qualify for the waiver. If you meet the qualifications for the Workforce Waiver, please contact the office at (501)-683-0150 or to provide documentation and request the waiver for the initial application fee.

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Arkansas State Board of
Registration for Professional Geologists
900 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201-3108
Phone: 501-683-0150
Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

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