Regulation and Licensure in Engineering

Regulation and licensure in engineering is established by various jurisdictions of the world to protect the safety, well-being and other interests of the general public, and to define the licensure process through which an engineer becomes authorized to provide professional services to the public.

The professional status and the actual practice of professional engineering is legally defined and protected by governments. In some jurisdictions only registered or licensed engineers are permitted to use the title engineer or to practice engineering. Another earmark that distinguishes a licensed engineer is the authority to take legal responsibility for engineering work. Regulations may require that only a licensed engineer can sign, seal or stamp technical documentation such as reports, drawings, and calculations for a study, estimate, valuation; or carry out design, analysis or supervision of engineering works.

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