Department of Labor and Regulation

Board of Technical Professions

Fees

Refer to the Blue Book, Pages 40-41 (covering Administrative Rule of South Dakota (ARSD) 20:38:33) for specific information regarding fees charged by the Board. The following table also summarizes the fees which are charged by the Board.

Application Fees
Comity/Reciprocity - Individual Application Fee $100
Business (Certificate of Authorization) Application Fee $100
Application by Exam
(FE) Fundamentals of Engineering $0
(PE) Principles and Practice of Engineering Application Fee $100
(FS) Fundamentals of Land Surveying $0
(PS) Principles and Practice of Land Surveying Application
  Fee
$100
Architect Application Fee $100
Landscape Architect Application Fee $100
Petroleum Application Fee $150
Structural Engineering, ST16 Application Fee $100
Renewal Fees
Individual Renewal Fees (2 Years) $80
Business Renewal Fees (2 Years) $80
Inactive Status Fees (2 Years) $40
Retired Status Fees (2 Years) $10
Reactivate from inactive status fee $80
Reinstate individual license from lapsed status fee
  (within 3 years)
$180
Reinstate business license fee $180
Late Renewal Penalty $100
Exam Fees
(FE) Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Fee Contact NCEES
(PE) Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam Fee Contact NCEES
(FS) Fundamentals of Land Surveying Exam Fee Contact NCEES
(PS) Principles and Practice of Land Surveying Exam Fee Contact NCEES
Structural Engineering, ST16 Exam Fee Contact NCEES
(LS) Retake Take Home Exam fee (4 hour version) $60
(LS) Retake Take Home Exam fee (2 hour version) $30
(LS) Retake Take Home Exam fee (1 hour version) $20
Architectural Exam (ARE) Contact NCARB
Landscape Architectural Exam (LARE), Sections 1,2 3 and 4 Contact CLARB
Miscellaneous Fees
Duplicate Certificate - Interns $5
Duplicate Certificate - Licensees and Businesses $15
Returned Check Fee $30
Roster - in printed, disk or email format $25
Computer Mailing Labels $1 per sheet

Payments for applications, renewals and miscellaneous fees should be paid to "SD Board of Technical Professions." We accept MasterCard and Visa credit cards. Please use the Credit Card Authorization Form (in Adobe .pdf format*) if paying by credit card.

Payments for exam fees (FE, FS, PE, PS, architecture exams and landscape architecture exams) must be sent directly to NCEES, NCARB or CLARB, as appropriate.

Contact Us

2525 W. Main St., Suite 211
Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone: 605.394.2510
Fax: 605.394.2509
email: sdbtp@state.sd.us

Mark Humphreys, Executive Director
email Mark

Kathryn Patterson, Senior Secretary
email Kathryn

Susan Neuf, Secretary
email Susan

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184