The link below will direct you to an outline of anticipated FAQs regarding the merger, on the TBPE website.

This document will be updated over time. However, please don’t hesitate to reach out to either Board with further questions.

Frequently Asked Questions for Surveyors Regarding the Merge


General Public

How do I find a surveyor in my area?
How do I find a surveyor’s information?

Continuing Education

How many Continuing Education (CE) hours do I need?
Do I have to take an ethics course or a course on the Act and Rules every year?
What happens if I earn more than 12 hours of Continuing Education in a calendar year?
I attended conferences or took courses; who keeps records of the hours I earned?
Is my attendance badge sufficient proof?

If there are any questions you have about surveying in Texas or this Board, or that you want to see added to this page, please email them to natalie.jackson@txls.texas.gov.

Statewide Goal

The priority goal will be to ensure that Texas consumers are effectively and efficiently served by high quality professionals and businesses by setting clear standards, maintaining compliance and seeking market-based solutions.

The Mission

The mission of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying is to protect the residents of Texas by regulating, licensing and renewing the licenses of only competent surveyors; surveyors able to provide accurate surveys which will result in the orderly use of our physical environment.

The Philosophy

The Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying will license only competent surveyors and will regulate the practice of surveying. We will manage our resources as efficiently and effectively as possible with a commitment to excellence.