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Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Examining Board

Licensure Fees

Licenses are valid for a three year period. An application will not be processed without the payment of proper fees. Applications may take 4-6 weeks for processing. All fees are non-refundable.

All checks or money orders are to be made payable to: Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Examining Board.

License TypeInitial FeeRenewal Fee
Apprentice$50.00$50.00
Journeyperson$180.00/per trade$180.00/per trade
Master$240.00/per trade$240.00/per trade
Contractor$250.00$250.00
Specialty License$50.00$50.00
Medical Gas$75.00$75.00
Paper Application Fee$25.00$25.00

 

Fee Information - Fees apply per discipline. Licenses that expire June 30th, 2014 will be assessed renewal fees based on the fee for expiration date of 07/01/2014 in the table below. Applicants submitting a renewal application prior to the expiration date listed on their license will receive a prorated fee based on their current expiration date.

Expiration Date of LicenseApprentice,
Inactive &
Discipline
Specialty Licenses
Medical Gas PipeJourneyMasterIM/Active JourneyContractor
07/01/2014 to 12/31/2014$50.00$75.00$180.00$240.00$230.00$250.00
01/01/2015 to 06/30/2015$41.70$62.55$150.12$200.16$191.82$208.50
07/01/2015 to 12/31/2015$33.35$50.03$120.06$160.08$153.41$166.75
01/01/2016 to 06/30/2016$25.00$37.50$90.00$120.00$115.00$125.00
07/01/2016 to 12/31/2016$16.65$24.98$59.94$79.92$76.59$83.25
01/01/2017 to 06/30/2017$8.35$12.53$30.06$40.08$38.41$41.75

 

Miscellaneous Fees
Duplicate/Reissue Wall Certificate$20.00Duplicate/Reissue Wallet Card$20.00
Written Verification of License Status$20.00Returned Check Fee$25.00

 

Late Fees
1-30 Days past Expiration Date$0.00 Late Fees + *cost of renewal license per tradeNo ExamIssue/Expiration Stays the SameEligible to Work
31-60 Days past Expiration Date$60.00 Late Fee per trade + *cost of renewal license per tradeNo ExamIssue/Expiration Stays the SameEligible to Work
61-365 Days past Expiration Date$100.00 Late Fee per trade + *cost of renewal license per tradeNo ExamIssue/Expiration Stays the SameIneligible to Work
366 + Days past Expiration Date*Cost of renewal license per tradeExam OR CEUSIssue/Expiration Become New Date of IssueIneligible to Work

*To see all fees associated with Plumbing and Mechanical licensure, see the Iowa Administrative Code 641-Chapter 28  Adobe Acrobat File.