Iowa Counselors Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Meet your Iowa counselor CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

3 Mandatory Hours
37 Elective Hours
40 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Iowa Behavioral Health : Counselor license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the IA Bureau of Professional Licensure. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Behavioral Health : Counselor licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Iowa Counselors: Counselor (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 40
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 37
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 09/30/2024
Next Education Due Date: 09/30/2024

Online Info

Mandatory subject:

3 hours - Ethics

Online Limitations

20 hours are allowed to be completed by home-study.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: IA Bureau of Professional Licensure
Phone: 5152814422
Address: Lucas State Office Bldg 5th Floor 321 East 12th Street Des Moines, 50319

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.