Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau - Architectural Examining Board


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Contact Information

Physical address:
200 E. Grand Ave, Ste 350
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: (515) 725-9022
Fax: (515) 725-9032

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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau - Architectural Examining Board 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 Architect License

Agency:Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau - Architectural Examining Board
NCARB Certificate:Required
Completion of CE/PDH:Required
Fact Checked:8/11/19
Interview:Not required
NAAB-accredited degree:Required
NCARB IDP:Required
Additional Experience:Not required
State-specific exam:Not required

Initial Registration

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

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

No exam fee. But registration fee of $50, plus $5/month to renewal date.

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Reciprocal Registration

This section applies to architects licensed in another state that are looking for reciprocal licensure in Iowa.

Agency Fee:

$200

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Registration Renewal

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

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$200 for active registration; $100 for inactive; free for retired status

Due:

Biennially by June 30. Licensees whose last name begins with the letter A-K renew during even-numbered years and licensees whose last name begins with the letter L-Z renew during odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:8/10/19

Iowa Architecture Firm License

Not required



Architecture Firm licensure is not required on the State level in Iowa.

As of July 1, 2014, the Iowa Architectural Examining Board no longer registers firms. The board only registers individual architects.

More information: Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau - Architectural Examining Board
Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Professional Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
Ownership Requirements:

Business Corporations:

  • Officers and directors need not be licensed, but the corporation must appoint an Iowa licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm.

Professional Corporations:

  • Each of the officers, shareholders, and directors must be licensed individuals.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • Members need not be licensed, but the LLC must appoint an Iowa licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm.

Professional Limited Liability Companies:

  • Each of the members and managers must be licensed individuals.

Partnerships:

  • Partners need not be licensed, but the partnership must appoint an Iowa licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm.

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