Become a Member

The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for our members. Becoming a member of the WSLS will help to keep you up-to-date on issues, laws and regulations that affect the profession of land surveying. Join us in our endeavors of promoting the land surveying profession, improving legislative awareness and enhancing professionalism. We encourage our members to get involved, provide input and be an active participant.

Member Benefits

  • A subscription to our quarterly newsletter
  • Access to our annual directory
  • Access to free publications in the shop. 
  • Discounts on seminars and the annual Institute
  • Discounts on books relating to the profession of surveying
  • Legal assistance on topics of concern
  • Lobby services on issues benefiting or threatening land surveying
  • Access to the classified ads on the website
  • Firm directory on the website
  • A forum for professional land surveyors to share ideas and talk about issues important to them
  • The knowledge that you are vital in shaping the land laws and records in Wisconsin


Membership Types and Dues

Regular Member Annual Dues:

$180 - Any person who is licensed as a land surveyor in the State of Wisconsin shall be eligible to apply for membership as a REGULAR MEMBER. Newly licensed surveyors shall be eligible for a one-year free membership in the Corporation the year following licensure upon application.


CST Member Annual Dues:

$110 - Any person who is an active CST Level III or above shall be eligible to apply for membership as an CST MEMBER.


Associate Member Annual Dues:

$90 - Any person who is interested in and is actively pursuing status as a licensed land surveyor shall be eligible to apply for membership as an ASSOCIATE MEMBER.


Affiliate Member Annual Dues:

$90 - Any non-licensed person having an interest in the advancement of, or service to the land surveying profession, shall be eligible to apply for membership as an AFFILIATE MEMBER.


Student Member Annual Dues:

$18 - Any person pursuing a course of study as a graduate or undergraduate on a full-time basis leading to a career in the profession of land surveying, shall be eligible to apply for membership as a STUDENT MEMBER. Students who have received Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors Foundation scholarships shall be eligible for a one-year free membership in the Corporation upon application.


Sustaining Member Annual Dues:

$360 - Any commercial or professional institution or individual interested or engaged in surveying or the manufacture of instruments or equipment for surveying shall be eligible to apply for membership as a SUSTAINING MEMBER.


Fellow Member Annual Dues:

$270 - Any Past-President of the Corporation or any other Regular member who has made outstanding contributions to the profession and who is invited by the Board shall be eligible to apply for membership as a FELLOW MEMBER.


Life Member Annual Dues:

$00 - Life Member / NSPS Annual Dues: $50 - Any person who has reached the age of 65, retired from active practice, has been a member continuously for a period of at least 10 years prior to date of retirement, or at the discretion of the Board with a three-quarters vote shall be eligible to apply for a membership as a LIFE MEMBER.


Only Regular, Fellow and Life Members shall have full office holding and voting privileges. CST Members have voting privileges. All classes of membership shall receive Society publications. Sustaining Members will be prominently listed in each Society newsletter publication. A membership card, membership certificate, and standard publications will be mailed to all new members.

All professional land surveyors who are Fellow or Regular Members of the Society must abide by the Constitution, By-laws, Code of Ethics, and other endorsed standards of professional practice and conduct.

All membership applications are subject to approval by the board of directors.


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