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Bureau of Professional Licensure

Iowa Board of Behavioral Science

Licensure - Application Process & Form

Application Process

The rules below describe the application process for Behavioral Science - Marital and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counselors.

The following forms are for individuals applying for an Iowa license to practice Marital and Family Therapy and/or Mental Health Counselor. Read the instructions on the application form carefully and review the checklist at the end to ensure all requirements for licensure are submitted. Items not submitted by the appropriate source may delay the licensure process.

Online Services

You may access the online services page by clicking https://IBPLicense.iowa.gov/

The new system will allow individuals to complete the following tasks:

· Apply for initial licensure

· Renew your license

· Reactivate your license

· Request a license verification

· Change your address

· Attach documents to your license

· File a complaint

· List of licensees

The professional boards within the Bureau of Professional Licensure require primary source verification of credentials prior to issuing a license in this state. The Bureau is responsible for maintaining all of the information on the website, including licensure information and public disciplinary action. The information provided on the website is the same information provided through verbal and mail verification, and is true and complete to the best of our knowledge. The Bureau believes this site is appropriate for verification information. Licensure information on the above website is updated instantly upon entering new information.