Welcome to Delaware's Engineering Licensing Board

General information about DAPE and engineering in Delaware:

Reference Documents:

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  • Board Meeting Minutes:

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Questions and Comments:

We welcome any questions. Please do not hesitate to call at 302-323-4588 between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM weekdays. You may also contact us by E-mail.

(Questions regarding the licensing of Land Surveryors should be referred to the Delaware Division of Professional Regulations, Dover, DE. Telephone number: 302-739-4522.)

News and Updates:


April 2019 PE Examinees - NCEES is sending exam results via email on 5/14/19. If you passed the exam:

  • Congratulations!
  • You'll hear from us after our next Council meeting on June 12, with the final steps you'll need to take to become an active PE in Delaware.

If you did not pass, you'll hear from us when the October 2019 PE Exam window opens regarding registration. 

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Our Certificate of Authorization annual renewal deadline is September 30, beginning this year. All current active Certificates of Authorization will be valid through September 30, 2019 (if needed, you can log in to your account to print a certificate for 7/1/19-9/30/19). Our 2019 Certificate of Authorization renewal window will open August 1, 2019.  

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We send DAPE communications to your work email address. If your preferred email address is different, you can log in to our system and edit your work email address. Be sure that you have "no-reply@dape.org" in your address book to receive our communications. 

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You can read DAPE's Forty-Sixth Annual Report here.

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Candidates hoping to register for the October 2019 PE Exam need to submit an application for examination to DAPE by June 1, 2019.

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The Certificate of Authorization and PE license renewal deadline was June 30, 2018. All PEs who renew after this date need to complete a CPC audit. You can find our CPC guidelines here. Please note the following: 

Licensees who are residents of jurisdictions other than Delaware shall meet the CPC requirements of their resident jurisdiction. If the licensee resides in a jurisdiction that has no continuing professional competency (CPC) requirement, or the licensee is exempt from the CPC requirement in the licensee's resident jurisdiction, the licensee must meet the requirements of Delaware.