Renewal officially opens on Nov. 5, 2018.
Beginning Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, Professional Engineers licensed in Florida will be able to renew their licenses. The usual fee for renewal is $98.75, which includes a mandatory fee to combat unlicensed activity. However, from Nov. 5, 2018, through Jan. 15, 2019, the fee will be reduced by $10, to $88.75. This reduction is being made to encourage Professional Engineers to renew earlier rather than later.
In another change this renewal cycle, PE licenses will be immediately available to print online, and will not be mailed to licensees.
If you did not renew your Florida Professional Engineer or Certificate of Authorization license by Feb. 28, 2017, then your license is now delinquent. If your license is currently delinquent and you do not renew in this cycle, your license status will become null and void on Feb. 28, 2019, and you will need to apply for a new license.
The cost of renewing your delinquent license for the 2017-2019 biennium is $123.75, which includes the renewal fee of $98.75, and the delinquent fee is $25.00. There is also a $5.00 fee for unlicensed activity, which FBPE must charge pursuant to Chapter 497.140, Florida Statutes, Fees. This fee is collected by the State of Florida to combat the unlicensed practice of engineering.
- If you have a DBPR account that was set up during a previous renewal, you do not need to set up another account. Simply go to www.myfloridalicense.com and log into your existing account.
- If you have never renewed your license online, please be advised that you are required to have your social security number in DBPR’s licensing system in order to set up your account. If the number in the database is incorrect, the system will not allow you to set up your account. If you experience any problems, please call the Board office at (850) 521-0500 and select “Renewal” to speak to a representative.