Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
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Welcome to the LAPELS Online License and Certification Renewal Site!
We are currently renewing Firms, Individual Professional Licenses and Intern Certifications with licenses scheduled to expire on March 31, 2019.

The final day to renew your license either online or by postmarked regular mail is Monday, July 29, 2019. After July 29, the renewal grace period expires and you will have to apply to reinstate your license/certification.

NOTE: This option does NOT apply to FIRMS. This option applies ONLY to:
  • EI/LSI in "Active" status
    (and renewing as "Active")
  • PE/PLS in "Active" status
    (and renewing as "Active")
  • PE/PLS in "Inactive" status
    (and renewing as "Inactive")
  • PE/PLS in "Retired - No Waiver" status
    (and renewing as "Retired - No Waiver")

  • Go to https://renewals.lapels.com
  • Log in with User ID/Password
  • Select Online Services, then Start/Continue a Renewal
  • LAPELS accepts the following credit cards:

This option applies to:
  • All firms
  • All licensees in audit
  • Licensees wanting to change status (for example, "Active" to "Inactive")
  • Licensees already in, or are requesting, "Retired Waiver Granted" status

  • Download and fill out the appropriate invoice below
  • To pay by check, money order, or Credit Card Authorization Form , complete and mail the appropriate renewal invoice, found below, with your fee attached (US funds only)

Downloadable invoices:

Renewal Fees (click to view):If a license is not renewed before March 31, a 50% late fee applies.
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.

  • CPD Sponsor/Providers – Click CPD Providers to see if you are currently listed on our Board Approved Provider List.