Please Read Carefully Before Proceeding:

If you update your address, phone number, etc., You MUST click "Save Changes" (at the top of the page) or the updates that you entered will not be saved.
Some information can't be updated by you online. For name change information, see this link. For other information, please call or email.

You may only renew your Administrator License online if you already hold the Evaluator (new) endorsement on your Administrator License. If you do not hold the evaluator (new) endorsement on your license, please submit the paper application with verification of completion of the Evaluator I training.

Before you begin this process, you need to have in front of you official transcripts showing the credits you will be using to renew your license.

You can't use this feature if you currently hold a one year extension - you will need to send in a paper renewal application.

If system errors prevent you from renewing your license prior to your expiration date and you are unable to contact us by phone, please email prior to your expiration date with your folder number, the error message, date and time you received it, and your contact information. We may be able to extend your license a few days to allow you to renew without late fees.

Teachers should NOT use this feature if they are teaching and are renewing an expired Administrator License.You may be charged a late fee that you do not owe!

To renew this or any other type of license by mail , click here to download an application form.
Note that your appliction may be selected for audit, and you will then have to mail in official transcripts and a mandatory reporter of child and dependent adult abuse certificate.
Acceptable Renewal Credits

I-evaluate or Assessing Academic Rigor (this will count as 2 of the 4 needed credits)

Semester hours of college credit from a regionally accredited college or university

Iowa Licensure Renewal credits from an approved Iowa provider

All credits used for renewal must be relevant to your career in education!

Do Not use your browser's back button. Only use the buttons on the page to navigate.

Course Numbers/Titles/etc:

If the course number is listed on your transcript, enter that number where requested. If the course number is NOT listed, then enter "000" (without the quotation marks.) If the course number or title will not "fit" in the entry boxes, please abbreviate as best you can and we will contact you if we have questions.

The Institution entry box is for the name of the organization that issues the transcript - not the location of the class.


If you provide false or misleading information, this may constitute fraud and a violation of professional practice. A complaint will be filed which could lead to the suspension or revocation of your license.


Check carefully to see that you were charged the correct amount BEFORE submitting your application!
Your total should equal
The License Fee ($85)
Background Check Fee($1)
Credit Card Fee($3)
Late Fee ($25/mo.)
If you are being charged a late fee that you do not owe, CANCEL your application and submit a paper application.

Important! You will need the following:

Total of 4 credits

.I-evaluate or Assessing Academic Rigor. (this will count as 2 credits)

2 other college credits or license renewal credit.

Mandatory child and dependent adult reporter.



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