Professional Boxer Registration

Iowa Workforce Development


A professional boxer is a person who boxes for compensation or a prize.

Code Citation IC 90A.3

Who Applies A person wishing to box professionally in the United States or Canada must apply with their home state commission. If the person\’s home state does not have a boxing commission, they may apply in a state where they plan to box.

When To Apply Before competing in any professional boxing match.

Initial Requirements Applicants must call 515.745.2632 for an appointment and apply in person at 150 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, Iowa.

Duration Two years.

Processing Time 30 days.

Fee Structure $25.

Renewal Requirements Renewal is handled the same way as new applications.

Exam None.

Additional Information A government-issued, photo I.D. must be shown to officials before each professional boxing match. Visit our web page for more information:

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Contact Information
Mitchell Mahan
Division of Labor Services
150 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50309