Iowa Division of Labor


Please Note

We are a service company that can help you file with the Iowa Division of Labor. We are not associated with this nor any other government agency. We offer paid services and software to help you file. You are not required to purchase our service to file - you may file directly with this agency without using our service.


Contact Information

Physical address:
1000 E. Grand Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Phone: 515-242-5871
Fax: 515-725-2427

Web: Home Name search
Email: contractor.registration@iwd.iowa.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Iowa Division of Labor in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Iowa Contractor Registration

Agency:Iowa Division of Labor
Insurance Requirements:

A contractor with employees must send a Certificate of Insurance from the workers' compensation insurance company showing the effective date of coverage and listing the "Iowa Division of Labor" as the certificate holder.

Bond Requirements:

Out-of-state contractors must file a $25,000 surety bond at the time of registration.

Fact Checked:12/4/18

Initial Registration

Form:

New Application/Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$50

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:2/4/16

Registration Renewal

Form:

New Application/Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the registration anniversary date.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:2/4/16

Companies acting as employment agencies in Iowa must obtain the following licenses before offering employment services. Applications usually require proof of incorporation or a certificate of authority.

Iowa Employment Agency License

Agency:Iowa Division of Labor
Fact Checked:3/12/18

Initial Registration

This section applies to firms that are applying for a license in Iowa for the first time.

Form:

http://www.iowadivisionoflabor.gov/employment-agency-licensing

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:12/7/16

Registration Renewal

This section applies to firms that are already licensed in Iowa and need to renew their license.

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Fact Checked:12/7/16

Iowa Talent Agency License

Agency:Iowa Division of Labor
Notes:

Iowa does not have a separate talent agency license, but an employment agency license may be required.

Fact Checked:4/3/18

Initial Registration

Form:

http://www.iowadivisionoflabor.gov/employment-agency-licensing

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:12/7/16

Registration Renewal

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Fact Checked:12/7/16

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