Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board

Welcome to the LAPELS Online License and Certification Renewal Site!

Licenses expiring March 31, 2024 can be renewed starting February 5, 2024.

If your license or certification has expired, apply to reinstate online at https://lola.lapels.com.

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 LAPELSRenewals@lapels.com. Be sure to include your registered name and license/certification number.

  • Go to 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.