Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board

Welcome to the LAPELS Online License and Certification Renewal Site!

Licenses expiring 30 September 2021 can be renewed starting August 1, 2021.

Licenses that expired 31 March 2021 can be reinstated online starting August 1, 2021.
Reinstatements for EI or LSI can be initiated by downloading and submitting this application: Reinstatement Application for Interns

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

  • All credentials (EI, LSI, PE, PLS, EF, VF) and statuses may renew online.

  • Go to https://lola.lapels.com
  • Since LOLA is a new system, all passwords will need to be reset. At the link above, click on "Forgot Password" option and enter your User ID to send a password reset link to your registered email.
  • If you don't have your User ID, contact IT support at accountrecovery@lapels.com.

  • 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.

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.