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Board of Physician Assistants - Apply, Renew and Reactivate

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Application Process

The documents below explain the required steps to complete the application process.  While the process has several steps many of the requirements can be done simultaneously.

The rules below describe the application process for Physician Assistants.

The following form is for individuals applying for an Iowa license to practice as a Physician Assistant. Read the instructions on the application form carefully and review the checklist at the end to ensure all requirements for licensure are submitted. Items not submitted by the appropriate source may delay the licensure process.

Report of Supervising Physicians

Physician assistants shall use the above form to notify the board of the identity of their supervising physicians at time of licensure. Mail the Report of Supervising Physicians with the licensure application.

 

Supervising physicians may be added to your online record 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the Board’s online services webpage at: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov/mystatus. Use your @iowaID account and password to sign in. Click on the More Info link located at the bottom left of the My Licenses screen, under the Action column. Click on the Edit link located on the right side of the screen under Supervision. Read the Instructions posted on the License Detail – Process screen. Use the Add and Save buttons.