Licensing Area: Engineer, Architect, Surveyor & Landscape Architect
Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers
Professional and Vocational Licensing
- Request an application
- Inquire about licensing requirements
- Applicants can check on the status of an application
- Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements
RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272
- Verify if a person is licensed
- Request prior complaints history on a licensee
- File a complaint on a licensee
Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:
|Lanai & Molokai||1-800-468-4644|
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
- Land Surveyor
- Landscape Architect
RENEWAL and RESTORATION INFORMATON
Biennial April 30 every even numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2020 will begin Monday, March 5, 2018 and end midnight (HST) Monday, April 30, 2018
Renewal postcard reminders will be mailed out March 2, 2018
Renew online at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
To be guaranteed a pocket card by April 30, 2018
Renewals should be submitted by March 30, 2018
Architects (AR) are required to have completed 16 credit hours of continuing education (CE) courses in public protection (health, safety, welfare) subjects in order to renew their license effective the April 30, 2008 renewal and every biennial renewal period thereafter. CE documentation is not required to be submitted with your renewal application.
Failure to timely renew by license expiration date will result in the forfeiture of the license. A forfeited license may be restored in two years, subject to meeting restoration requirements. Failure to restore a forfeited license in two years will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.
Late renewals/restorations for LA, LS and PE license types with a license expiration date of April 30, 2018 can be submitted online via “MyPVL” at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl from May 1, 2018 through midnight (HST), January 31, 2020 and are subject to a late renewal fee. After January 31, 2020, restorations must be submitted by hardcopy and are subject to a late renewal fee. Contact the DCCA/PVL to request a restoration application.
Late renewals/restorations for AR license types with a license expiration date of April 30, 2018 must be submitted by hardcopy and must include proof of completion of the required continuing education (CE) and are subject to a late renewal fee. Contact the DCCA/PVL to request a restoration application.
Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS , any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met. Military Renewal and Restoration Information Sheet.
Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects
Roberto Yumol, Architect, Chairperson
Ken Ota, Public, Vice-Chairperson
Alan Inaba, Land Surveyor, Secretary
Robert Eggleston, Public
Dan Hirota, Land Surveyor
Ron Iwamoto, Structural Engineer
Kevin Katayama, Mechanical Engineer
Joel Kurokawa, Landscape Architect
Benedict Lee, Landscape Architect
Joyce Noe, Architect
Richard Suzuki, Civil Engineer
Marc Ventura, Architect
Vacant, Electrical Engineer
2 Landscape Architects