TBPELS Agency Fees

Land Surveyor Fees

Fee
Amount
Description

SIT Application Fee

$80*

Fee to apply for license as a Surveyor in Training (SIT).
* Fee was $125 in 2019.

SIT Examination Fee

$150

Fee to take examination for license as a Surveyor in Training (SIT).

SIT Renewal Fee

$15*

Fee to renew an SIT when the 8 year certification is due to expire.
*Fee was $25 in 2019.

RPLS Application Fee

$80*

Fee to apply to be a Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS).
*Fee was $125 in 2019.

LSLS Application Fee

$80*

Fee to apply to be a Licensed State Land Surveyor(LSLS).
*Fee was $125 in 2019.

RPLS Examination Fee

$150*

Fee to take examination to be a Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS).

*Fee was $150 in 2019.

LSLS Examination Fee

$150

Fee to take examination to be a Licensed State Land Surveyor(LSLS).

RPLS Active
Registration Renewal Fee

$100*

Fee to renew an existing, active, RPLS Registration.
*Fee was $174 in 2019.

RPLS Active Registration Renewal Late Fee
January 1st - March 31st

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, active, RPLS Registration.
*Fee was $87 in 2019.

RPLS Active Registration Renewal Late Fee
April 1st to November 30th

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, active, RPLS with applicable late fees.
*Fee was $87 in 2019.

RPLS Inactive
Registration Renewal Fee

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, inactive, RPLS Registration.
*Fee was $38 in 2019.

RPLS Inactive Registration Renewal Late Fee
January 1st - March 31st

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, inactive, RPLS Registration.
*Fee was $19 in 2019.

RPLS Inctive Registration Renewal Late Fee
April 1st to November 30th

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, inactive, RPLS Registration.
*Fee was $19 in 2019.

LSLS License Renewal Fee

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, Licensed State Land Surveyor License (LSLS).
*Fee was $37 in 2019.

LSLS License Renewal Late Fee
January 1st - March 31st

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, LSLS License with applicable late fees.
*Fee was $18.50 in 2019.

LSLS License Renewal Late Fee
April 1st to November 30th

$40*

Fee to renew an existing, LSLS with applicable late fees.
*Fee was $18.50 in 2019.

Land Surveyor Firm Registration Fee

$150*

Fee to apply for registration of firm offering land surveying services in Texas.
*Fee was $125 in 2019.

Land Surveyor Firm Renewal Fee

$150*

Fee to renew a land surveyor firm registration.
*Fee was $125 in 2019.

Land Surveyor Firm Late Renewal Fee - January 1st - March 31st

$150*

Fee to renew land surveyor firm registration with applicable late fees.
*Fee was $62.50 in 2019.

Land Surveyor Firm Late Renewal Fee - April 1st to November 30th

$150*

Fee to renew land surveyor firm registration with applicable late fees.
*Fee was $62.50 in 2019.

Continuing Education Provider Application

N/A*

*Fee was $50 in 2019.
Requirement for CE providers / courses registration is proposed to be removed.  Current fees will remain in place until rule change is approved.

Continuing Education Provider Renewal Fee

N/A*

*Fee was $25 in 2019.
Requirement for CE providers / courses registration is proposed to be removed.  Current fees will remain in place until rule change is approved.

Duplicate Certificate

No Charge

*Fee was $20 in 2019.

 

Engineer Fees

 

PE License Application Fee

$80

Application fee to apply for a Professional Engineer license.
If you feel you qualify for a military exemption, refer to: Military Information Page

PE License Reactivation Fee

$40

Fee to reactivate a PE application that has been administratively withdrawn due to not submitting the required application documents in a timely manner.

PE License Renewal Fee

$40

Fee to renew an existing PE license.

PE License Renewal Penalty 1

$40

Initial penalty fee for failure to pay PE license renewal fee. This fee is effective on the day following the renewal deadline and is in addition to the renewal fee.

PE License Penalty 2

$40

Additional penalty fee added to initial penalty fee for a total of $80 for failure to pay PE license renewal. This fee goes into affect 90 days following the renewal deadline. This is the final penalty that will be assessed in addition to the standard renewal fee.

Engineering Sole Practioner (SP)
Firm Registration

$25

Fee for sole practitioner to register an engineering firm.

Engineering Firm Registration

$150

Fee to license a new engineering firm.

SP Firm Renewal Fee

$25

Fee to renew a sole practitioner engineering firm registration.

Engineering Firm Renewal Fee

$150

Fee to renew an engineering firm registration.

Late SP Firm Renewal Fee

$25

Fee for failure to pay sole proprietor firm registration renewal. This fee is effective on the day following the renewal deadline and is in addition to the renewal fee.

Late Engineering Firm Renewal

$150

Fee for failure to pay firm registration renewal. This fee is effective on the day following the renewal deadline and is in addition to the renewal fee.

FE Exam

$175

Fee to register for Engineering Fundamentals of Engineering Exam given by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

PE Exam

$350

Fee to register for Engineering Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam given by NCEES.

Structural Exam

$500

Fee to register for each Engineering Structural Exam. There are two different 8-hour exams given by NCEES.

Return Check Fee

$40

Fee charged for check written with insufficient funds.

EIT Fee

$15

Fee to register as an engineer-in-training.