Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board

Welcome to the LAPELS Online License and Certification Renewal Site!

Licenses expiring 30 Sep 2020 may be renewed online or by regular mail.

Licenses that expired 31 Mar 2020 may be reinstated online.

PE and PLS licensees in the Fall 2020 cycle renewing into Active status must still comply with the CPD requirements found here.


OPTION 1: RENEW ONLINE OPTION 2: RENEW BY MAIL
  • All credentials (EI, LSI, PE, PLS, EF, VF) and statuses may renew online.
  • All credentials in renewal may change their status online.
  • Active licensees in renewal applying for Retired status may submit their documentation online.
  • Non-Active licensees in renewal applying for Active status may submit their documentation online.
  • Credentials that have expired at any time may apply to reinstate online (EI, PE, PLS, EF, VF).

Instructions:
  • Go to https://renewals.lapels.com
  • Log in with User ID/Password
  • Select Online Services, then Start/Continue a Renewal
  • Due to a change in the State's pay service provider, LAPELS is now assessing a small service fee for credit card/electronic check transactions. The fee amounts are below:

  • Renewal AmountService Fee Amount
    (Credit Card)
    Service Fee Amount
    (ACH)
    $60.00$3.55$3.00
    $120.00$5.05$3.00
    $240.00
    (dual licensees)
    $8.05$3.00

  • LAPELS accepts the following credit cards:

Instructions:
  • 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)
  • Due to a change in the State's pay service provider, LAPELS is now assessing a small service fee for credit card/electronic check transactions. The fee amounts are below:

  • Renewal AmountService Fee Amount
    (Credit Card)
    Service Fee Amount
    (ACH)
    $60.00$3.55$3.00
    $120.00$5.05$3.00
    $240.00
    (dual licensees)
    $8.05 $3.00

  • There is no service fee when paying by check or money order.
  • All payment account information will be destroyed once the renewal payment has been successfully processed.

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.

NOTE: You may also upload your completed renewal invoice using the Online Document Upload Portal (log-in required)





REFERENCES
Renewal Fees (click to view):If a license is not renewed before September 30, 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.

FAQ's & RULES

  • 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

SEARCH

  • 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.