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Board of Psychology - Laws & Rules

Laws

Laws are contained in the Iowa Code. They are enacted by the Iowa Legislature and provide statutory authority to the professional licensure boards.

The following law applies to your specific licensure board. Click on the link below. On the next page titled Iowa General Assembly, scroll to the dialogue box and type in the chapter number. Press enter or click on the submit button.

Administrative Rules

The professional licensure boards adopt rules to interpret and implement the Iowa Code. Administrative rules have the force and effect of law.

The following rules apply to your specific licensure board. Press the chapter you are interested in and you will be linked directly to the rule.

Practice related links

This document is a list of some important practice references. This list includes sections of the Iowa Code, the APA Ethics Code, and regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Petition for Waiver

The process for seeking a waiver from an administrative rule and the standards under which the petition will be evaluated are described in Chapter 18.

Laws Common to all Professional Licensure Boards

The following laws apply to all professional licensure boards.

Rules Common to all Professional Licensure Boards

The following rules apply to all professional licensure boards.

Administrative Bulletin

Published noticed and adopted administrative rules. Within the noticed preamble there is a description on when public hearings will occur and the time frame for public comment.

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