Board of Physician Assistants - Reactivation

Reactivation Process

The document below explains the required steps to complete the reactivation process.  While the process has several steps many of the requirements can be done simultaneously.

Reactivation Form

To apply for reactivation of an inactive license in Iowa complete the following reactivation form.

Report of Supervising Physicians

Physician assistants shall use the below form to notify the board of the identity of their supervising physicians at time of license reactivation. Mail the Report of Supervising Physicians with the reactivation form.


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.

Reactivation Rules

Please refer to board rules for the process to reactivate a license.

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

Online Services

You may access the online services page by clicking https://IBPLicense.iowa.gov/

The new system will allow individuals to complete the following tasks:

  • Apply for initial licensure
  • Renew your license
  • Reactivate your license
  • Request a license verification
  • Change your address
  • Attach documents to your license
  • File a complaint
  • List of licensees