August 21-22, 2019
TBPE Committee and Board Meetings

Meetings are held at the office in Austin and are open to the public. Agendas will be posted one week prior to the meetings.
Agendas Available

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September 1, 2019
The merger of the engineers' and surveyors' Boards will be effective on 9/1/19. Refer to the linked page for further information.

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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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September 18-19, 2019
PE Ethics Webinars
Two webinars at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. Free ethics webinars to assist license holders with meeting their ethics requirement. Registration is Open.

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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.

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Do you want to assist in the enforcement process? Would you like to earn valuable Continuing Education credits in the process? How about the possibility of being paid for your services? We are currently accepting resumes of Texas Licensed Professional Engineers (PE), Texas Registered Professional Land Surveyors (RPLS), and Licensed State Land Surveyors (LSLS) who are experts in their field. The linked page has further information and instructions to apply.

Questions Regarding the Land Surveyor Merge?
This page has links to FAQs, legislation, a press release and more.

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 modeling 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.

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 Special Projects Coordinator/Land Surveyor III, Program Specialist and a Customer Service Representative. Refer to the linked page for the job descriptions and instructions to apply.

1917 S. Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78741
Phone: 512-440-7723 | Fax: 512-440-0417


Disciplinary Actions
Law and Board Rules
Military Service Members
Outreach Scheduling
Policy Advisories
Public Information Requests
When is a P.E. Required on a project?


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.