Iowa Board of Mortuary Science -

Above is the Website link to the Iowa Board of Mortuary Science. From there you can access current information, including license renewal requirements.

CE Requirements:

Iowa requires 24 hours of continuing education every 2 years.

2 hours MUST be in current Iowa Law & Rules.

12 hours of course work, maximum, may be completed through home study that requires testing (Online / by Mail).
License Renewal Deadline: 15th day of licensees birth month, every 2 years
ONLINE License Renewal: CLICK HERE
Exemptions from CE: Check your state board Website through the above link, or by calling them directly
CE Carryover Policy: CE hours may NOT be carried over
Acceptable Types of Courses: Home study (12 hours: Online / by Mail); Classroom study

Testing: Required for home study in order to certify completion of course materials. APEX testing is "OPEN BOOK," which means you have access to course materials while taking each quiz.
Course Repetition: Course repetition is permitted.
Certification of Completion: Print the certificate for each quiz you pass. Retain those for your records in case copies are requested by the state. APEX also reports your CE to the state board.
Contact Information:
321 EAST 12TH ST.
DES MOINE, IA  50319

  Phone: (515) 281-4287   FAX: (515) 281-3121

APEX COURSES MEET THE STANDARDS OF THE IOWA BOARD OF MORTUARY SCIENCE. MOST COURSES ARE ALSO APPROVED BY THE APFSP. offers this information for the convenience of licensees. while reasonable efforts have been made to confirm this information is current and accurate, neither, nor its employees or affiliates warrant, guarantee, or represent that this information is accurate or current. all information is subject to change without notice. licensees are encouraged to contact their state board with any questions.