Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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South Dakota Board of Technical Professions

Fees

Refer to the Blue Book (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

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 (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 the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) or Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB), as appropriate.

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