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Documentation may be submitted electronically to the board office as follows:
Fax: 515-281-7969Back to top
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.Back to top
Laws & Rules
Laws are contained in the Iowa Code. They are enacted by the Iowa Legislature and provide statutory authority to the professional licensure boards.
The professional licensure boards adopt rules to interpret and implement the Iowa Code. Administrative rules have the force and effect of law.
- Chapter 121 -- Licensure of Hearing Aid Specialists
- Chapter 122 -- Continuing Education for Hearing Aid Specialists
- Chapter 123 -- Practice of Hearing Aid Specialists
- Chapter 124 -- Discipline for Hearing Aid Specialists
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.Back to top