NCEES is a standards development organization with the American National Standards Institute. ANSI is the U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization. Its membership includes more than 100,000 government agencies, corporations, and academic and international bodies.
ANSI currently recognizes three NCEES standards. The Model Law Engineer (PDF) standard describes the requirements for licensure as a professional engineer, and the Model Law Structural Engineer (PDF) standard outlines the criteria for licensure as a structural engineer. The Model Law Surveyor (PDF) standard describes the requirements for licensure as a professional surveyor. The criteria for these standards are divided into education, professional experience, and examinations.
The NCEES Standards Development Manual (PDF) outlines the procedures in conformance with the ANSI Essential Requirements for accreditation as an ANSI standards developer and provides guidance to participants in the NCEES standards development process.