State Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors: Engineer and Intern Applications and Forms

Professional Engineer (PE) and Engineer Intern (EI) Applications and Forms

Engineering Application Tip Sheet - Top Reasons Your Application May be Rejected

Company Registration

Colorado has no requirements for companies to become registered or "authorized" with its Board in order to provide engineering in the state. Please check with the Colorado Secretary of State for any other requirements in order to do business in Colorado.

Continuing Education

At present, continuing education is not required to maintain or renew a Professional Engineer license. 

PE Exam Application Deadlines

  • To be eligible to take the April 2018 PE examination, the application deadline for Engineer applications is December 1, 2017.
  • To be eligible to take the October 2018 PE examination, the application deadline for Engineer applications is June 1, 2018.

FE Exams: Computer-Based Testing

In January 2014, the FE exam transitioned to computer-based testing (CBT) and is no longer administered via pencil-and-paper format. Registration is now open year-round and examinees may select the exam time, date, and location that works best for them. Examinees will receive their results 7-10 days after the exam. For more CBT information, visit the NCEES website.

Intern Enrollment 

  • Engineer Intern enrollment is valid indefinitely or until a Professional Engineer license is issued. 
    No enrollment numbers or certificates will be issued.

Communication from the Division: The Division of Professions and Occupations' primary communication is via email. Please be sure to include your email address on your application to receive important information about your application status and process.

License Expiration Grace Period for New Applicants: All new applicants who are issued a license within 120 days of the upcoming renewal expiration date will be issued a license with the next expiration date.

License Renewal Information: All Professional Engineer licenses expire on October 31 of odd-numbered years.