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Apply Online

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

Documentation may be submitted electronically to the board office as follows:


Fax: 515-281-7969


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

Licensees may renew your license 60 days before the current expiration date.  Multiple renewal notifications will be sent if the license has not yet been renewed. Licensees are encouraged to renew early to avoid a late fee or lapse in licensure.

All continuing education requirements must be completed prior to submitting your application for renewal. 

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.

Iowa Code

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

Iowa Administrative Code

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

Federal regulations now require that prescription hearing aids be sold only upon an order from a practitioner. See 21 C.F.R. § 801.109. Prescription hearing aids will require a written or oral authorization from a practitioner licensed by law to administer the device (see § 801.109)- Federal Register: Medical Devices; Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices; Establishing Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids.

About the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists

We evaluate the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify.