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….a new Website for the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau

A new Website is coming for the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau. The look will be completely redesigned and easier to navigate. The web address will change as well but anyone who logs on to the old site will be automatically redirected. Launch time announcements will be made here so please keep checking on our status.  

200 East Grand, Ste. 350
Des Moines, IA  50309

Accountancy:  (515) 725-9022
Appraisers:  (515) 725-9021
Architects:  (515) 725-9021
Engineers & Land Surveyors:  (515) 725-9021
Interior Designers:  (515) 725-9029
Landscape Architects:  (515) 725-9021
Real Estate:  (515) 725-9022

Online License Renewal
Select your profession.

Online license renewal is fast and safe! Click here to renew online before your current license expires and follow the directions. You will be asked to verify that you have met the continuing education requirements.

If you fail to renew by your deadline, you may not continue to practice beyond that date. See the table below for renewal periods and deadlines.

ProfessionOnline Renewal Available
Accountants - CPA's - LPA'sMay 15th - June 30th
ArchitectsMay 15th - June 30th
Engineers and Land SurveyorsNovember 15th - December 31st
Landscape ArchitectsMay 15th - June 30th
Real Estate AppraisersMay 15th - June 30th
Real Estate Brokers and SalespersonsNovember 15th - December 31st

Paper applications will NOT be mailed. Instead you will receive a postcard as a reminder that it is time to renew the license. If you do not renew online, you may download the paper renewal as a PDF. Select your profession from the drop down list below and click "Get PDF". Go to your profession's home page for more information on license renewal.

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Online License Verification For Professions not listed, look here:
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Uniform Form for Petitions for Waivers from Administrative Rules in PDF

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