FBPE Office Closed, Staff Working Remotely

In an effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the FBPE office is closed to the public, and our staff is working remotely, with limited time in the office and on modified schedules. The processing of applications and mail continues.

Phone calls to the FBPE office may not be returned immediately. We encourage you to search our comprehensive website for answers to your questions. If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please email board@fbpe.org.

Save $10 on Renewal

Renew Early and Save $10

Professional Engineers who renew their Florida licenses early can save $10 on their renewal fee. Complete your renewal between Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, and Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, and pay $88.75, rather than the usual $98.75 fee.

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Chair’s Corner: Rule Changes for SI Certification

The certification requirements for the Special Inspector of Threshold Buildings (SI) have gone through a rigorous rule-making process. Though the requirements for the SI certification were not changed, a new class of certification was introduced called SI (Limited).

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Log in to Your Account Now in Preparation for Renewal

It’s a good idea to log into your DBPR online account at myfloridalicense.com in the next few weeks, before the renewal period starts. You want to ensure that you can access your account — and troubleshoot any problems that you may encounter — before you are trying to renew your Professional Engineer license.

Professional Engineer licensure renewal

Licensure Renewal Information and Tips

All current Professional Engineer licenses are set to expire, Feb. 28, 2021. Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, online license renewal will officially open for the 2021-23 biennium. Here are some helpful hints, general information, and basic instructions for accessing your account and renewing your license online.


FBPE Posting COVID-19 Updates Online

FBPE’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates page provides news regarding the effects of the pandemic on license, board and committee meetings, examinations, and other information pertinent to Professional Engineers in Florida. The page is updated as necessary.

2019-20 FEMC Annual Report

2020 FEMC Annual Report Highlights

The Florida Engineers Management Corporation produces an annual report as required by Florida Statutes. The report is submitted to FBPE, the Secretary of DBPR, and the Florida Legislature by Oct. 1 each year. It reports on the status of the corporation, including information concerning FEMC programs and funding, as well as information regarding licenses and complaints handled by FEMC.

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Understanding the Responsibility Rules

During my tenure on the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, I became aware that many engineers do not realize that Division 61G15, F.A.C., contains various sections related to “responsibility rules” for the practice of engineering in Florida.

Disciplinary Actions

Latest Engineer Disciplinary Actions

Under Rule 61G15-37.001(11), F.A.C., the Florida Engineers Management Corporation is required to post all Final Orders involving active disciplinary cases to the website until the terms of the final order are completed, or until the licensee becomes inactive, retires, relinquishes the license, or permits the license to become null and void. …