Board of Speech & Audiology - Apply For a New License

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Application Guidelines

The document below explains 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 plpublic@idph.iowa.gov .

Supervised Clinical Experience Plan

Supervised Clinical Experience Report

Application Rules

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

To expedite processing a new license request, take advantage of our secure online application.

Click here to Access Online Services or to Apply Online

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.

Application Forms

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. 

Related Links

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Web: www.asha.org

Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Web: www.isha.org

American Academy of Audiology
11730 Plaza America Drive, Ste 300
Reston, VA 20190
Phone: (800) AAA-2336 and (703) 790-8466
Fax: (703) 790-8631
Web: www.audiology.org

Academy of Dispensing Audiologists
3008 Millwood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
Phone: (803) 252-5646 and (800) 445-8629
Fax: (803) 765-0860
Web: www.audiologist.org

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://amanda-portal.idph.state.ia.us/ibpl/portal/

Email: PLPublic@idph.iowa.gov


Office Hours:

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