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Online License Services

Apply Online

Create an account, apply, renew, and pay for your license online using our self-service portal.

Continuing Education

Licensees are responsible for meeting all continuing education requirements and should review the rules carefully and frequently. Review the rules for detailed information about continuing education definitions, requirements, standards, criteria and other important specific to this profession.

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Renewal

You can renew your license up to 60 days before your current license expires.

Renewal notifications will be emailed to your email address on file with the board at 60, 50, 40 and 30 days prior to the license expiration date. Renew your license early to avoid a late fee or lapse in licensure. All continuing education requirements must be completed prior to license renewal. 

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Laws & Rules

Laws

Laws are contained in the Iowa Code. They are enacted by the Iowa Legislature and provide statutory authority to the professional licensure boards.

Chapter 155 -- Nursing Home Administration Law

Administrative Rules

The professional licensure boards adopt rules to interpret and implement the Iowa Code. Administrative rules have the force and effect of law.

Chapter 141 -- Licensure of Nursing Home Administrators
Chapter 143 -- Continuing Education for Nursing Home Administration
Chapter 144 -- Discipline for Nursing Home Administrators

Iowa Code & Administrative Rules for Licensing Boards

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