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Welcome to the Mississippi State Board of

Registered Professional Geologists 

About Us

The Registered Professional Geologists Practice Act of 1997 is enacted legislation requiring the registration of geologists practicing within Mississippi. The Act contains the requirements for registration, definitions of terms, as well as a description of the governing board. This legislation was passed during the 1997 Legislative session and was effective July 1, 1997. This legislation was revised during the 2006 Legislative session. The resulting legislation, that was effective on July 1, 2006, no longer has a repealer (sunset) provision, changes the renewal period from biennial (every two years) to annually (each year), changes fees (please see “New Fees” for important information), and contains some minor revisions related to ethics.

Recent News

October 2023 ASBOG exams

The applications for the October 6, 2023 ASBOG FG and PG exams are available.  The deadline for submitting your application to the Board is August 16, 2023.

Mississippi Opal designated as State Gemstone

Mississippi's official State Gemstone is now the Mississippi Opal following the signing of Senate Bill 2138 by Governor Tate Reeves.

Resolution supporting Opal as the State Gemstone

On December 6, 2022 the Board passed a