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The Iowa Board of Physician Assistants evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify.Back to top
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
Definitions, requirements, standards, criteria and other important specific to this profession. Licensees are responsible for meeting all licensure requirements and should regularly review the 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 board adopt rules to interpret and implement the Iowa Code. Administrative rules have the force and effect of law.
- Chapter 326 -- Licensure of Physician Assistants
- Chapter 327 -- Practice of Physician Assistants
- Chapter 328 -- Continuing Education for Physician Assistants
- Chapter 329 -- Discipline for Physician Assistants
Published noticed and adopted administrative rules. Within the noticed preamble there is a description on when public hearings will occur and the time frame for public comment.Back to top