Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

Oregon no longer pre-qualifies examination candidates; you must schedule first with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).  Please visit  Once you have passed your examination, you may then submit an application for registration to the Oregon Board.

Signing up for the test

Go to the NCEES website to register and pay your test fee. 

Test Format

The FE and FS exams are computer-based tests made up of 110 questions. The exam lasts 5 hours and 20 minutes, but the entire appointment is 6 hours to include an introduction and a break.  Additional details about the exam can be found in the NCEES Examinee Guide.

Testing Locations

FE and FS exams are only administered at approved Pearson VUE testing centers.  The closest center is in Salem and the full list is available here.

Review Course

A review course is offered at OSU, and is organized by the Institute of Industrial Engineers.  It is not a for-credit course, but does require registration and payment.  For more information about the review please email:


All exam questions should be directed to OSBEELS. 
670 Hawthorne Avenue, SE, Suite 220
Salem, OR  97301