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Licenses are renewed every two (2) years and may be renewed through Professional Engineer Licensing System(PELS) according to this schedule:

  • SI and PS: May 1 – December 31
  • Dual Licensee: August 1 – March 31
  • COA, EI and PE: November 1 – June 30

Licenses ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8 (even number) renew in even-numbered years.

Licenses ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9 (odd number) renew in odd-numbered years.

DUAL LICENSEES – If you hold Professional Engineer AND Professional Surveyor licenses – your PE license number determines renewal year (according to the above rules).

To view expiration dates, use the Licensee Search feature of our website.

To Renew Online you’ll need:


  • A unique Username & Password. Separate Usernames/passwords may be required if you wish to renew both an individual and firm license (COA).
  • Debit/Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) or eCheck.
  • Professional Licensee (PE and PS) – the number of continuing education (PDH) hours earned during the last 2-years or request an exemption. Effective 9/1/2020, a Professional Surveyor is required to have at least two PDH of AR Standards of Practice No. 1 for Property Boundary Surveys and Plats for each renewal period. For more information, including requirements and possible exemptions, visit Article 19 of the AR State Laws & Rules of the Board’s on our Rules/Laws/Standards webpage.

Steps:


  1. AccessPELS at https://pelslicensing.arkansas.gov/
  2. Login – with your Username and Password.
  3. Select one of the following:

    • “License & Application Information – Individual”
    • “Certificate Of Authorization – Firm”

      • (NOTE IF YOU SEE “NO RECORD FOUND”, STOP AND CALL OUR OFFICE FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE!!)

  4. Click – “Renew” to the left of the license you are renewing and follow the instructions until you come to the Confirmation/Transaction page.
  5. Your Renewal is complete upon receipt of your Transaction Number and License Sheet with your new expiration date.
  6. Print or save the confirmation page which is emailed to you as this is your receipt.

No printed renewal forms will be mailed unless we receive a written request.

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