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As of July 1, 2023, licensing and other health and occupational licenses will become part of the Iowa Department of Inspections, Appeals and Licensing (DIAL) as a new organizational structure for state government goes into effect. Government departments and agencies that provide related services or have similar business functions are aligning to better serve Iowans.

Iowa Board of Nursing


Rosters can be accessed by the general public and are free of charge.

If you have previously registered an account for rosters, you may go online to access: Click “Customer Services,” then “Purchase a Roster.”
If you are not registered, please follow the instructions below to access the roster file in FileCloud.

Please read the instructions below on how to access the file.

  1. Go to
  2. There are two files in that folder:
    • File layout.docx: This file gives you the layout of the roster file. It gives a brief description of all the fields in the roster file.
    •  IaNurRoster.xlsx: This is the file that contains all licensee information.
  3. Instructions to open the roster file:
    • DO NOT click on the roster filename, FileCloud will try to open it in a viewer. This will error out, stating “The roster file is too large.”
    • Hover over the Icon in front of the file name. The icon changes to a checkbox. Click the checkbox, then you will see an option in the upper right to download the file. The file is large and will take some time to download.

The data extracted to the excel spreadsheet will include names, addresses, license type (LPN, RN, ARNP), and Iowa county. You may also filter options for gender, ethnicity, highest degree held, employment setting, employment position, employment specialty, and ARNP specialty.

Questions may be directed to 515.281.5535, or by email to