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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 Accessing your Account Online

VERY IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ OR VIEW INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE ACCESSING THE ONLINE PORTAL

If you have received a renewal document from the department, please follow the instructions below. 

Once you have reviewed the items above you may proceed to the portal.

If you are applying for a new permit, please follow the instructions below.

Once you have reviewed the items above you may proceed to the portal.

How to add a classification to your existing permit

  • Contact ADPEREHreg@idph.iowa.gov to receive further instructions.   

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

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 515-281-0415.