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Iowa Architectural Examining Board 2021 Renewal Information

Renewal window: May 16, 2021 through June 30, 2021 with a late renewal period July 1 – 30, 2021 for license biennium July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.

Click on the blue “Login to my Iowa PLB” above to begin the renewal application. Paper renewals are not accepted. All renewal application need to be completed online. Click here for more information.

Active:  $200 on or before June 30; $225 July 1 - 30
Inactive:  $100 on or before June 30; $125 July 1 - 30
Retired:  No fee

Continuing Education Requirements

Active Status

  • Licensed for less than 12 months: No continuing education required.
  • Licensed for 12 months or more but less than 24 months: At least 12 hours of public protection (HSW) hours
  • Licensed for 24 months or more: At least 24 public protection (HSW) hours

All classes must be completed between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2021 (or the date of renewal, whichever is sooner.)

Inactive and Retired
No CE required

Applicants by Examination

Applicants by Reciprocity


Business Entity

2020 List of Lapsed Architect Licenses

2019 Data on Architectural Licensure

2019 Iowa Building Code Official’s Handbook
  Sample Form for Areas of Professional Competency
  Sample Checklist for Exempted Buildings
  Architectural/Engineering Combined Matrix


Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes 
Next meetings are currently scheduled as follows:
July 29, 2021 at the Board office or via Zoom 
September 16, 2021 at the Board office or via Zoom 
November 18, 2021 at the Board office or via Zoom 

Contact the Board via e-mail or call (515) 725-9022 #3.

Printed from the website on July 28, 2021 at 7:54am.