Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board

Welcome to the LAPELS Online License and Certification Renewal Site!

Licenses expiring March 31, 2022 can be renewed starting February 7, 2022.

If your license has expired, apply to reinstate online at https://lola.lapels.com.
Reinstatement applications for EI or LSI can be downloaded from here: Reinstatement Application for Interns

PE and PLS licensees renewing into Active status must comply with the CPD requirements found here.

  • All credentials (EI, LSI, PE, PLS, EF, VF) in Active, Inactive, or Retired (Normal) statuses may renew online.
  • Licensees in Retired with Waiver status may download the renewal invoice under Option #2.

  • Go to https://lola.lapels.com
  • If you have not signed into your account since July 2021, you will need to first reset your password before renewing your license/certification. At https://lola.lapels.com, click on "Forgot Password" and enter your User ID to send a password reset link to your registered email.
  • If you don't have your User ID, your registered email has changed, or you do not receive a password reset email, contact IT support at accountrecovery@lapels.com. Requests will be answered as quickly as possible.

  • LAPELS accepts the following credit cards:

  • Download and fill out the appropriate invoice below
  • To pay by check, money order, credit card, or electronic check (ACH) complete and mail the appropriate renewal invoice below (US funds only)

Downloadable invoices:

NOTE: You must use Adobe Reader to complete these forms. Other programs (like Bluebeam) are not compatible with these forms. Click here to download Adobe Reader. For best results, download the forms to your Desktop first, then open them from your Desktop using Adobe Reader.

Download and complete the appropriate invoice below. When complete, you may click the "Submit Renewal" on one of the payment forms in the invoice to open your default email program and submit the invoice.

License Status Definitions (click to view): Your ability to provide and/or offer to provide professional services in Louisiana and the amount of biennial licensure renewal fees depends on the status of your license.


  • Click FAQ - Renewals to view the FAQs relative to online license and certification renewals.

  • Click Laws and Rules to view our Board’s Laws and Rules:
    • Expiration and Renewal:  Rule §2101
    • CPD Requirements:  Rule §3105
    • CPD Units:  Rule §3113
    • CPD Record Keeping:  Rule §3115
    • CPD Audit and Review of Records:  Rule §3117


  • Individuals – Click Individual Licensee Search to search your License/Certificate and to view your status and expiration date.

  • Firms – Click Firm Licensee Search to search your License and to view your status and expiration date.