Board of Podiatry - Apply For a New License
Licensing board for podiatrists, prosthetists, orthotists, and pedorthists
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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.
Documents may be submitted electronically to the Board office. The Board’s fax number is 515-281-3121. Emailed documents should go to firstname.lastname@example.org .
To expedite processing a new license request, take advantage of our secure online application.
Applications are reviewed by Board staff as soon as possible, in the order received, typically within 5 business days.
- Refer to the Application Guidelines above to determine what steps you can complete while awaiting review.
- Once your application is reviewed, you will receive an email with an attached letter indicating what additional information is required to approve the license.
The rules below describe the application process for podiatrists, prosthetists, orthotists, and pedorthists.
Scroll down in the Fees Rules to the name of this board to find the application fee.
Due to COVID-19, paper applications will not be processed at this time. Click here to apply, renew, or reactivate online. 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.
American Podiatric Medical Association
Federation of Podiatric Medical Boards
Iowa Podiatric Medical Society
National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners
American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prostehetics, and Pedorthics
The Board of Certification, International