July 1, 2016 and July 4, 2016
Agency Closed for Independence Day
TBPE will close at noon on July 1st and be closed the entire day on July 4th. Refer to our Staff Contact page to send an email or leave a voicemail to be returned on July 5th.

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July 15, 2016
PE and EIT Application Deadlines

Completed applications submitted prior to the deadline will be processed to meet the 9/1/16 NCEES exam registration deadline.

Online PE Application
Online EIT Application

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September 1, 2016
NCEES Exam Registration Deadline

The exam registration window is now open for the October 2016 PE and SE Exams. You must be approved to take these exams. Refer to the Exam FAQ Page for further information.

Latest News

PROPOSED BOARD RULES - The deadline for comments is July 17, 2016.
Changes to §133.27 would implement a licensing agreement between the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and South Korea. The proposed rule changes to §133.41 and §133.43 would implement process changes related to enhancing engagement of Engineers in Training. These changes would allow a person to demonstrate enhanced competence and readiness for licensure. The standards for competence will be the same as under the current system, but this addition will allow an applicant to present additional accomplishments. Refer to the Rule Proposal Page at:

Effective May 1, 2016 rule changes allow a Texas EIT (Engineer in Training) to register for the PE exam prior to meeting the full experience requirement if they choose to do so.
The deadline is July 15, 2016 to be processed before the 9/1/16 NCEES exam registration deadline.


Results for the April 2016 NCEES PE examinations are available. Refer to:

TBPE has an opening for a Director of Compliance & Enforcement. Refer to the linked page for a detailed description and instructions on how to apply.

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) is currently seeking licensed environmental engineers to participate in a professional activities and knowledge study, or PAKS, for the PE Environmental exam. The results of this online survey will be used to update specifications for the exam, which is used throughout the United States for licensing purposes. The deadline is July 20, 2016. Refer to:

WHEN IS A PE REQUIRED ON A BUILDING PROJECT? Use this one page diagrammatic to make sure your project is in compliance with the Texas Engineering Practice Act. It is a great reference for engineers, plan reviewers, city and county officials, and owners.

CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECK - Refer to the linked page for frequently asked questions, links to registration, forms and updated information as it is available.

TECHNICAL EXPERTS - The Board needs your help! Refer to the linked page for additional information.


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