Apply online for a prosthetist license in Iowa. The application fee is $400. All application fees are nonrefundable.

Documentation & Questions

Documentation and questions may be submitted by email:


Application fee is $400. You may pay the fee online. All application fees are nonrefundable.

Education Requirements

Applicants will need to provide documentation of the following:

  • Official transcript or diploma sent directly to the board office from an education program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Successful completion of a residency program accredited by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE).

Examination Requirement

Applicants will need to submit documentation of successfully completing the following:


  • Official score reports from the the Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC), or American Board for Certification (ABC) in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc., examination for prosthetists.


  • Official score reports from the the BOC or ABC, examination for orthotists.


  • Official score reports from the the BOC or ABC, examination for pedorthists.

Applicants Licensed in Another State

In addition the other requirements, applicants who are licensed in another state must submit evidence of the following:

  • Licensure requirements in the other state(s) that are similar to those required in Iowa; and
  • The applicant must have held the active license for 12 of the last 24 months directly preceding the date of application. The license verification must include the following: 
    • Issue date
    • Expiration date
    • Status of license including a reference to any pending or past disciplinary action.
    • The verification may be printed from another state licensing board’s website if it contains all of the information noted above. If an online verification is not available, the verification must be sent directly from the licensing board(s).