Racing/Gambling Occupational License

Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission


License for all individuals employed at casinos, riverboats, racetracks or other similar gambling establishments.

Code Citation IC 99D, 99F

Who Applies All persons participating in any capacity in a race meeting, an excursion gambling boat, or other gambling establishment must obtain an occupational license from the Commission.

When To Apply Before beginning work in any gambling establishment.

Initial Requirements All positions require an extensive background check performed by the Racing and Gaming Commission and the Department of Public Safety\’s Division of Criminal Investigation and Bureau of Identification will conduct a search and classification of finger prints.

Duration A license issued by the Commission is valid until the end of the second calendar year following the year of issue.

Processing Time Initial application processed within 1 day.

Fee Structure Application: $10, $20 – Depending on occupation Renewal: $10, $20 – Depending on occupation Finger Printing: $42

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information None.

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Contact Information
Betty Tschetter
1300 Des Moines Street
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309