Board of Respiratory Care and Polysomnography - News & Events

News & Events

Beginning January 1, 2009, all applicants for initial licensure in Iowa will be required to complete a mandatory criminal background check. If your application will be postmarked after December 31, 2008, you must request an application packet be mailed to you. The application packet will include a licensure application form AND materials to complete a background check, including fingerprint cards and a waiver. To receive the correct packet, contact the Iowa Board of Respiratory Care at 515/281-4287.

Beginning January 1, 2009, an individual whose license has been inactive in Iowa for the previous two or more years shall be required to complete a mandatory criminal background check. To reactivate your license, contact the board office at 515/281-4287 and the reactivation packet will be sent to you.

Contact Information & Office Hours

Bureau of Professional Licensure
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319


Phone: (515) 281-0254

Fax: (515) 281-3121

Bureau Website: https://idph.iowa.gov/licensure

Online Licensure Services: https://amanda-portal.idph.state.ia.us/ibpl/portal/

Email: PLPublic@idph.iowa.gov


Office Hours:

8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays