CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECK - Do it now! Don't wait. Scheduling can take 2-4 weeks depending on location. You will not be able to renew until the Criminal History Record Check requirement has been met. A data file is sent daily to our agency which identifies those who have completed this check. Payments will not be allowed online and checks will not be processed until this check has been completed. Refer to the linked page for frequently asked questions, links to registration, forms and updated information as it is available.
QUALITY TEXAS RECOGNIZES TBPE - The Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE) has been recognized by the Quality Texas Foundation for its commitment to quality in all aspects of its operations. This is the third recognition for performance excellence in four years, and TBPE is the only state regulatory agency to be recognized during the 2014 review cycle. TBPE Press Release, Quality Texas Press Release
RENEWAL FEE CHANGE: In August 2013 the Board approved an operating budget for the 2014 fiscal year. Beginning with the June 2014 cycle, the P.E. renewal fee will be $40. There is no change to the legislatively required annual Professional Fee, so the standard renewal total is $240. The last change to renewal fees was in March 2004.
COMPUTER BASED TESTING is open year-round for the FE Exam. Go to http://ncees.org/ for more information and instructions on how to register.
Software Engineering - Read the latest developments in the newly-created examination and industry trends.
Technical Experts - The Board needs your help!