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Permit to Practice 

This page reflects the application process for individuals who operate radiation machines or administer radioactive material. The permit types available are:

  • General Radiologic Technologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Radiologist Assistant
  • Limited Radiologic Technologist - chest, extremities, spine, shoulder, pediatrics
  • X-Ray Equipment Operator - Podiatric
  • X-Ray Equipment Operator - Bone Densitometry

If you have questions regarding your need to hold a permit to practice please visit the Permits to Operate Page


Process for Applying or Renewing Online

 

VERY IMPORTANT - PLEASE REVIEW THE "HOW TO" INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE ACCESSING THE ONLINE LICENSING PORTAL

 

Renew an Existing Permit

Once you have reviewed the items above you may proceed to the licensing PORTAL.

 

Apply for a New Permit

Once you have reviewed the items above you may proceed to the licensing PORTAL.

 

 

How to add CT Endorsement to your existing Nuclear Medicine permit

      For questions, contact ADPEREHreg@idph.iowa.gov.   

 

Apply for a Limited Radiography Examination

In order to apply for a limited radiographer examination you will need to apply using the Permit to Practice Instructions PDF as a limited exam candidate classification. Please follow the instructions carefully and contact us if you have any questions. 

 


Process for Applying by Paper

 

Applying for a New Permit

 
If you hold an active permit in Iowa, please use the RENEWAL application forms.  
If your permit is expired,  Please use the NEW application forms in this section.

 

 

Renewing an Existing Permit

 

Adding a Classification to an Existing Permit

 

Applying for Limited Radiography Exam


Contact Information:

For questions related to Permit to Practice licensing requirements please see our Program Page or contact program staff at 515-281-3478.