Board of Hearing Aid Specialists - Apply, Renew and Reactivate

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 Hearing Aid Specialists.

Scroll down in the Fees Rules to the name of this board to find the application fee

The following form is for individuals applying for an Iowa license to practice Hearing Aid Dispensing. 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.

Exam Information

The written examination has been discontinued.

DO NOT send exam fees to the Board office. Follow the license application instructions to submit completed license application materials and application fee to the board office. The board office will notify the International Hearing Society (IHS) of exam eligibility.

The IHS will email applicants the instructions for scheduling the examination and payment of the $225 examination fee.

Following exam completion, the results will be provided to the board office, and mailed to the applicants.