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 Iowa Workforce Information NetworkNovember 26, 2015
License Title: Plumbers And Mechanical Systems Professionals

License Description: Plumbers and Mechanical Systems Professionals assemble, install, alter, and repair of plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration or hydronic systems. May also include the designing of such systems and familiarity with the governing laws and rules.

Authorizing Statute: Code of Iowa, Chapters 104C and 105;
Iowa Administrative Code 641, Chapter 27

Requirements for License:Education & Experience Required:
Education and experience requirements vary by license type.
The license types are:

There is an additional charge of $25 for a paper license application.
Exam fee: $35
Two year license fees:
Apprentice $50
Journeyperson $100/per trade
Master $250/per trade
Master Gas $ 50

Renewal fees:
Apprentice $50
Journeyperson $100/per trade
Master $250/per trade
Master Gas $ 50

When:An applicant for licensure as a plumbing or mechanical system professional shall successfully pass the licensing examination for the discipline.
a. The examination will be administered by the board-approved vendor.
b. The board shall approve the specific examination to be used for each license type.
c. Through December 31, 2009, a waiver may be granted to a resident of the state of Iowa or a person employed by a plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration or hydronic business registered with the Iowa division of labor contractor registration program as of July 1, 2008.

License Authority:
Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Examining Board
Lucas State Office Building
321 E 12th St
Des Moines IA 50319
Phone: 8662801521

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