Board of Physical & Occupational Therapy - Reactivation

To expedite the processing of your license reactivation, take advantage of our secure online reactivation application. 

  1. Log in to your online account by clicking on this link: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov/
  2. Enter your account ID. 
  3. Enter your password. If you forgot your password, click on the Forgot Password link located at the top of the sign in page.
  4. If you need help with your account contact the Office of the Chief Information Officer at (515) 281.5703 or (800) 532.1174. 
  5. On the My Profile page: update any old information, select [Submit]. Ensure your profile has your current email and mailing address at all times.
  6. On the My Profile Update page select [Confirm] and Go to My Licenses
  7. At the bottom left on My Licenses page select [Reactivate]
  8. Answer all questions.
  9. Upload Attachment: Proof of completing continuing education is required for reactivation unless it is an establishment license. Continuing education documentation may be attached to your online record via Upload Attachment. Continuing education documentation may also be faxed, emailed or mailed.
  10. Pay the bill now using MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or American Express card.

Reactivation Rules

Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant.

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

Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapist Assistant.

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

Application Forms

Due to COVID-19, paper applications will not be processed at this time.  Reactivate online at https://ibplicense.iowa.gov   For questions about username and password, please call the State of Iowa Service Desk at 515-281-5703 or 800-532-1174.  For assistance with the online application contact 515-281-0254. 


Contact Information & Office Hours

Bureau of Professional Licensure
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319


Phone: (515) 281-0254

Fax: (515) 281-3121

Bureau Website: https://idph.iowa.gov/licensure

Online Licensure Services: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov

Email: PLPublic@idph.iowa.gov


Office Hours:

8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays