Continuing Education Requirements by State

You can find the basic continuing education license renewal requirements for each state by clicking on the marker in the map below. The following information will be provided for each state:

  • state licensing board name
  • board location
  • PE license renewal period
  • PE license renewal date
  • number of Professional Development Hours (PDHs) required for renewal
  • number of PDHs required in ethics training
  • AISC approved provider status
  • state licensing board web address link - where you can find additional details on continuing education requirements

 

   License Renewal
Period
(Years)
 License
Renewal
Date
PDHs Required/
Renewal
Period 
 Ethics-State Law PDHs
Required
 Is AISC
Approved
Provider
Department
Montgomery, Ala.   1  Dec. 31  15  none DNAP*  Alabama State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
Juneau, Alaska 2 Dec. 31
odd years
24 none DNAP* Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors
Phoenix, Ariz.   3 varies   none  n/a  n/a Arizona State Board of Technical Registration 
Little Rock, Ark.   2 varies  30 none   DNAP* Arkansas State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors 
Sacramento, Calif.   2  varies  none  n/a  n/a  California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists
Denver, Colo.   2  Oct. 31
odd years
none   n/a n/a  Colorado State Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors 
Hartford, Conn.   1  Jan 31.  none  n/a n/a  Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors 
New Castle, Del. 2  June 30  24  3 hrs. min.
6 hrs. max.
 DNAP* Delaware Association of Professional Engineers 
District of Columbia 2  Aug. 31 even years  none n/a  n/a  District of Columbia Board of Professional Engineering 
Tallahassee, Fla. 2 Feb. 28 -
odd years 
 18

1 hr. ethics 
1 hr.
state laws

 yes Florida Board of Professional Engineers 
Atlanta, Ga. 2  Dec. 31
even years
 30 none  DNAP* Georgia Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors 
Guam 1 Sept. 30 none n/a n/a Guam Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors
Honolulu, Hawaii 2 Apr. 30
even years
none n/a n/a Hawaii Board of Registration of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects
Boise, Idaho 2 varies  30 none DNAP*  Idaho Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Illinois 2  Nov. 30
odd years
30 none


DNAP*

Illinois State Board of Professional Engineers 
Springfield, Ill. 2  Nov. 30
even years
30  none DNAP* Illinois State Board of Structural Engineers 
Indianapolis, Ind. 2  July 31
even years
30 1 hour ethics
1 hour Ind. Statute & Rules 
yes, automatic as a natl. prof. assoc.    Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (Indiana Prof. Licensing Agency)
Des Moines, Iowa 2 Dec. 31  30  none  DNAP* The Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board 
Topeka, Kan. 2  April 30
Last names
A-L: even yrs
M-Z: odd yrs
 30  none  DNAP* Kansas State Board of Technical Professionals 
Frankfort, Ken. 2 June 30
Last names
A-L: even yrs
M-Z: odd yrs
30 none  DNAP* Kentucky State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Baton Rouge, La.  2 varies  30   1 hour  yes  Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
Augusta, Maine 2  Dec. 31
odd years
30  none  DNAP* Maine State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers 
Baltimore, Md. 2 varies   24  1 hour  yes, automatic as a natl.
prof.
assoc.
Maryland Board for Professional Engineers 
Boston, Mass. 2  June 30
even years
 none  n/a  n/a Massachusetts Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors, Division of Professional Licensure 
Lansing, Mich. 2  Oct. 31
2nd calendar
year of licensure
 30 n/a    DNAP* Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs 
St. Paul, Minn. 2 June 30
even years 
24   2 hours   DNAP* Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design 
Jackson, Miss. 1  Dec. 31 15 1 hour
every 2 years 
  DNAP*  Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Jefferson City, Mo. 2  Dec. 31**  30 none   DNAP* Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Landscape Architects 
Helena, Mont. 2  June 30
even years
30  none   DNAP*   Montana Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Lincoln, Neb. 2 Dec. 31
Last names
A-K: odd yrs
L-Z: even yrs 
 30  none   DNAP*  Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects
Reno, Nev. 2  ***  30  none  DNAP*  Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Concord, N.H. 2  varies  30  none  DNAP* New Hampshire Board of Professional Engineers 
Newark, N.J. 2 April 30
even years 
 24  2 hrs. min
8 hrs. max
Yes,
automatic
as a natl.
prof.
assoc.
 New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Santa Fe, N.M. 2  Dec. 31  30   4 hours   DNAP* New Mexico State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors 
Albany, N.Y. 3 varies  36  1 hour yes New York State Board of Professional Engineering and Land Surveying 
Raleigh, N.C. 1  Dec. 31 15 none  no North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Land Surveyors 
Bismarck, N.D. 2  Dec. 31
even years
30   none  not
required
North Dakota Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors  
Columbus, Ohio  Dec. 31
odd years
30   none  DNAP* Ohio Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors  
Oklahoma City, Okla.  varies 30  none  DNAP* Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors 
Salem, Ore. 2  varies  30  none  yes,
automatic
as a natl.
prof.
assoc. 
 Oregon Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying
Harrisburg, Pa. 2 Sept. 30
odd years 
24  none  DNAP* Pennsylvania State Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists 
Puerto Rico 5 varies 25 none no The College of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico
Cranston, R.I. 2 June 30
odd years 
none   n/a  n/a  Rhode Island Professional Engineers
Columbia, S.C. 2  June 30
even years
30 none  DNAP*  South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
Rapid City, S.D.  varies 30 none DNAP* South Dakota Board of Technical Professionals 
Nashville, Tenn. 2  varies  24 none   DNAP*  Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners
Austin, Texas 1  varies
quarterly
 15 1 hour   DNAP* Texas Board of Professional Engineers 
Salt Lake City, Utah March 31
odd years 
30   none  DNAP* Utah Professional Engineering and Professional Land Surveying 
Montpelier, Vt. 2 July 31
even years 
none  n/a   DNAP* Vermont Board of Professional Engineering  
Richmond, Va. 2  varies 16 none    DNAP* Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects
Olympia, Wash. 2 Dec. 31  none   n/a n/a  Washington Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors 
Charleston, W.Va. 2 June 30  15   none DNAP* West Virginia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers 
Virgin Islands 1 varies none n/a n/a Board for Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors
Madison, Wis.  2  July 31
even years
 30 2 hours   DNAP* Wisconsin Joint Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Geologists, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Land Surveyors 
Cheyenne, Wyo.  2  Dec. 31  30  none    DNAP* Wyoming Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors 


* dnap = state does not approve providers
** Jefferson City, Missouri: Dec. 31 - Licenses originally issued in an odd-numbered year shall not be renewed in odd years. Licenses originally issued in an even-numbered year shall be renewed by December 31 of each even-numbered year.
*** Reno, Nevada: Last names
A-E - January 1 - odd numbered years
F-K - July 1 - odd numbered years
L-R - January 1 - even numbered years
S-Z - July 1 - even numbered year