Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board

Welcome to the LAPELS Online License and Certification Renewal Site!

Licenses expiring September 30, 2022 may continue to be renewed with a late fee until COB January 28, 2023.

Licenses expiring March 31, 2023 can be renewed starting February 6, 2023.

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 the status "Retired with Waiver" must download the renewal invoice under Option #2.

  • If you wish to change your license to "Expired," send a request to LAPELS_Renewals@lapels.com. Be sure to include your registered name and license/certification number.

  • 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:

  • Available only for licensees in "Retired Waiver Granted" status

    • Use if:
    • You are already in Retired Waiver Granted Status
    • If you wish to change to Retired Waiver Granted status
    • You are Retired Waiver Granted status and wish to expire your license

Download and complete the invoice below
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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.