August 1, 2019, 10-11 and 2-3
to TBPELS Webinars

Work on the merger of the engineering and surveying boards is well underway.  Staff from both agencies will be presenting an update on the merger process and how these changes will impact license and registration holders.  The webinar is open to all surveyors, engineers, and members of the public interested in the merger.

Registration is Open

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August 8, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
P.E. Ethics Webinar

The Board is offering these free ethics webinars to assist license holders with meeting their ethics requirement. Each webinar provides an up-to-date overview of agency activities, case studies, and a review of professional ethics topics.

Registration is Open

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September 2, 2019
Labor Day

The agency is closed.

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September 3, 2019, 3:00 p.m. EST
NCEES Exam Registration Deadline

Registration opened June 17, 2019.

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October 25-26, 2019
NCEES PE and SE Paper Exams

Registration is open June 27 - September 3, 2019.
NCEES Examinee Guide

Our mission is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of Texas by regulating and advancing the practice of engineering through licensure of qualified individuals, compliance with the laws and rules, and education about professional engineering.

Latest News

Frequently Asked Questions for Surveyors Regarding the Merge
The document outlines anticipated FAQs. Please don't hesitate to reach out to either licensing and regulatory board with further questions. This document will be updated over time.

Volunteers Needed for Digital Models and Building Information Modeling (BIM)
TBPE is seeking experts as it forms a work group to study the use of digital modelling as it relates to the practice of engineering and the provisions of the law and rules. The linked page has additional information.

Volunteers Needed for Engineering Procurement Work Group
TBPE is seeking experts for a work group to study procurement in the practice of engineering and the provisions of the law and rules. The linked page has additional information.

Proposed Rule Change
The Board proposes an amendment to §133.69, concerning waiver of examinations. The proposed amendment limits an applicant from applying for an FE exam waiver if the applicant has failed the exam three or more times in any jurisdiction.

Announcing the New Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Refer to the Press Release linked above.

NCEES Exam Updates- NCEES has provided updated deadlines and exam dates for the Fall, 2019 and Spring, 2020 exams. Please refer to the linked document.
Computer Based Testing (CBT) - NCEES began the process of transitioning exams from a paper format to computer-based testing (CBT) in 2011. Refer to the linked page for the conversion schedule.

Online Firm Registration System
TBPE is always working to provide the best customer service possible. We are proud to announce a new streamlined online firm application process that allows you to apply online and get your firm registered faster than ever before.

TBPE has openings for a Program Specialist and a Customer Service Representative. Refer to the linked page for the job descriptions and instructions to apply.

Do you want to assist in the enforcement process at TBPE? Would you like to earn valuable Continuing Education credits in the process? How about the possibility of being paid for your services? This is your opportunity to help advance the engineering profession. Refer to the linked page for additional information.


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TBPE Licensure Steps
TBPE staff produced this series of instructional videos to assist applicants.

The Value of a P.E. License
The video explains the value of the P.E. License and the steps to becoming a P.E. Produced by TSPE (the Texas Society of Professional Engineers) in cooperation with TBPE.

Dream Big
Dream Big showcases engineering’s impressive impact on our world and our lives. It aims to motivate a new generation of engineers.