Renewal notices are printed and mailed to the address on file approx. 5-6 weeks prior to the expiration date of the license or certificate (see your pocket card or Searches for Licensees). Contact information and individual expiration dates can be confirmed on our website under the bullet Searches for Licensees.
If you have not received your renewal notice by the 15th of the month in which your license/certificate expires, please email Edith.Williams@ipels.idaho.gov and provide updated contact information and/or to request a duplicate renewal form to be faxed or emailed to you. You must provide your Idaho license or certificate number, contact address, fax number, your DOB (MM/DD/YY) and the last four numbers of your SSN for verification purposes.
If you do not wish to renew your license or certificate, please either return the renewal notice sent to you with a corresponding note or email Edith.Williams@ipels.idaho.gov.
If you wish to claim a Military Exemption from paying renewal fees, please sign the renewal notice as required and attach a copy of your military ID card or current orders.
As of 7-1-13, all late license renewals must be accompanied with the licensee's continuing professional development (CPD) log . For more information, see Continuing Professional Development. No longer will all license renewals be required to submit a log. If the renewal is more than 3 months late, attendance documents must be submitted in addition to the log.
Renewal fees charged and renewal time frames in Idaho are as follows:
|Professional Engineer:||$100/every 2 years – Late fees are charged at 20% per month, in $20 increments up to a max of $100 per licensing period, or a maximum of $200 (in addition to the original renewal fee) if more than one licensing period is missed|
|Professional Land Surveyor:||$100/every 2 years – Late fees are charged at 20% per month, in $20 increments up to a max of $100 per licensing period, or a maximum of $200 (in addition to the original renewal fee) if more than one licensing period is missed|
|Combo PE/LS License holders:||$200/every 2 years – Late fees are charged at 20% per month, in $40 increments up to a max of $100 per licensing period, or a maximum of $100 (in addition to the original renewal fee) if more than one licensing period is missed|
|Corporate/Business Certificates:||$60/every year – Late fees are charged at 20% per month, in $12 increments up to a max of $60 per licensing period, or a maximum of $240 (in addition to the original renewal fee) if renewal is delayed for more than twenty-five (25) months.|
|Engineer Intern/Land Surveyor Intern:||$20/every 2 years– No late fees accrue as renewal is strictly voluntary|
|Retired License Status:||$10/every 2 years – No late fees accrue as renewal is strictly voluntary (To reinstate a retired license to allow for active practice of your profession, please contact Edith.Williams@ipels.idaho.gov. The fee to reinstate from retired status is the same as the fee to reinstate from lapsed status (see IDAPA 10.01.013.03). In addition, the requirements of IDAPA 10.01.04.009.04 (Rules of Continuing Professional Developement) need to be met before reinstating.)|
Late fees/reinstatement fees are charged as noted under 54-1216 Expirations and Renewals – Fees
Acceptable forms of payment at this time are: Cash, Check, or Money Order and MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE SIGNED RENEWAL NOTICE! At this point in time, online renewals are not an option we provide.
An online form to check on the amount of fees you might owe is at Renewal Details