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Mission Statement

Our mission is to safeguard the publics life, health, and property by assuring that those who practice the professions of engineering and land surveying have attained and continue to maintain their competence in those professions.

Signing up for the national examinations is easy!

It is easy for engineering and surveying students and professional applicants to register for the examinations. All applicants for the examinations may now enroll directly with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) at www.ncees.org/exams

Save time in the application process

If you are applying for licensure in Idaho, in addition to our online application form, you can speed up the process by asking your references to email their reference forms to IPELS-Licensing@dopl.idaho.gov. Likewise, upload and store your transcripts in your NCEES account for validation by Idaho.

CPD Lift

CPD Notice to Licensees

ISU’s 30 credit Surveying and Geomatics course

www.isu.edu/geomatics/degrees/

Retired License renewal fee eliminated!

Effective 1/1/2020 the Board approved removing the renewal fee for retired licenses. These licensees may wish to renew in order to remain on the mailing list and receive notices from the Board, but the fee will be $0. Read more.

I Have Questions About

Please send the following specific requests to the individuals indicated below:

  • Requests for changes to license or certificate records

    Company and Corporate Address Changes do not change addresses of individual licensees. Each licensee is responsible for their own address change.

    Individual changes do not change Company addresses. Company changes do not change individual addresses. Any address placed on your CPD log will not change your record address. You must submit changes per the above procedure

    PLEASE NOTE, we do currently not maintain fax numbers and maintain only ONE MAILING ADDRESS per license or certificate holder. This may be your personal address OR your employment address; whatever address you use for official notifications from the Board becomes public record. To review the address currently on file, please see Searches for Licensees which is found under "Current Licensees" tab. If you do not wish to change the address displayed, please do not submit a notification of change of address. For questions, please email IPELS-Licensing@dopl.idaho.gov

  • License and/or Exam verifications (no fee required by Idaho) should be requested through https://ncees.org/supplemental/launch-login/. You'll have to signup for an account with them and then follow the links for a license or exam verification.

Upcoming Meetings

January 13, 2023
Location: Chinden Campus, Bldg 4, Boise, ID

March 13, 2023
Location: Chinden Campus, Bldg 4, Boise, ID

May 12, 2023
Location: Chinden Campus, Bldg 4, Boise, ID

July 27-28, 2023
Location: Chinden Campus, Bldg 4, Boise, ID

September 15, 2023
Location: Chinden Campus, Bldg 4, Boise, ID

November 16-17, 2023
Location: Chinden Campus, Bldg 4, Boise, ID