An application is required to obtain a temporary practice permit in the state of Iowa.


Login or Create an Account

Login to the licensing portal to start an application. 

NOTE: if you have had a license prior as either a real estate appraiser or real estate salesperson/broker you have an account and will need to log into that account.


Start Application

Once you are logged into your personal licensing portal, click on "Submit Application/Renew" to start an application. 


Complete Application Checklist

After you create the application, move to the next step and complete the application checklist. From the application page, click on "Complete Checklist" and answer all required questions. 


Pay Fee

From the application page, click on "Pay Fees."


Submit Application for Review

Click on "Submit Application" and answer the prompted questions to finalize your application for staff review. 

NOTE: status of application will change from “Pending” to “Pending Internal Review”.


Permit Issued

Once the application has been approved and the fee has been paid, your permit will be issued. 

NOTE: notification of TPP number will be sent via e-mail; no paper copy is mailed.