All persons participating in any capacity in a race meeting or with an excursion gambling boat are required to obtain an occupational license from the Commission. A license is valid for two calendar years. All licenses are temporary until the completion of required background investigations.

Each applicant must complete and sign an application form prescribed and published by the Commission and pay a license fee set by the Commission as well as any other associated fees that may apply.


License Fees$10.00 for Non-Gaming Licenses, $20.00 for Gaming Licenses

IRS 4506T Tax Form Fee:  $6.00.  This fee is assessed by the IRS to process the form that is included in the background investigations for only Class A, C and D licenses.

Fingerprint Fee:  $42.00.
 The Commission shall charge the applicant the fee set by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and by the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation to cover the costs associated with the search and classification of fingerprints. 


Altoona – One Prairie Meadows Drive,  50009-0901
(Horse Racing and Casino Gambling)  
Phone: 515-967-1260
Fax: 515-967-1290
Bettendorf – 1777 Isle Parkway, Suite B,  52722
(Casino Gambling)
Phone: 563-344-2666
Fax: 563-359-8345
Burlington - 3001 Winegard Drive, PO Box 727,  52601
(Casino Gambling)
Phone: 319-237-1246
Fax: 319-237-1245
Clinton - 777 Wild Rose Drive, 52732-7700
(Casino Gambling)
Phone:  563-519-3095
Fax:  563-243-1641
Council Bluffs - 2701 23rd Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA  51501
(Greyhound Racing and Casino Gambling)
Fax: 712-329-6494
Emmetsburg - 777 E. Main Street  50536
(Casino Gambling)
Phone: 712-852-5101
Fax:  712-852-5102
Dubuque – 1855 Greyhound Park Drive,  52004-3190  
(Greyhound Racing Casino Gambling)
Phone: 563-582-9261
Fax: 563-582-0073
Larchwood - 1415 Grand Falls Boulevard, 51241
(Casino Gambling
Phone: 712-777-7777 ext. 4550
Fax:  712-777-7825
Marquette – 99Anti-Monopoly Street,  52158-0417
(Casino Gambling)
Phone: 563-873-6727
Fax: 563-873-9636
Northwood - 777 Diamond Jo Lane,  50459
(Casino Gambling)
Phone:  641-323-7780
Fax:  641-323-7781
Osceola - 777 Casino Drive,  50213
(Casino Gambling)
Phone:  641-342-9511 ext. 718
Fax:  641-342-9443
Riverside - 3184 Highway 22,  52327
(Casino Gambling)
Phone: 319-648-1234 ext. 2550
Fax: 319-648-0030
Sioux City – 111 3rd Street, 51101
(Casino Gambling)
Phone: 712-226-7762
Fax: 712-226-7765
Waterloo-777 Isle of Capri Blvd, 50701
(Casino Gambling)
Phone: 319-833-2188
Fax: 319-833-2300

As of December 12, 2014