Renderer’s License

Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship


License to dispose of the bodies of dead animals.

Code Citation IC 167.6; IAC 21-61.1

Who Applies Any person engaged in the business of disposing of dead animals must obtain a license.

When To Apply Application must be made, inspection completed, and a license issued before operations begin.

Initial Requirements Upon application, the proposed place of business will be inspected by the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

Duration One year.

Processing Time 42 days.

Fee Structure Initial Application: $200 Renewal: $100 per year

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information None.

Services Provided

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Contact Information
Karla Crawford
Bureau of Animal Industry
Wallace State Office Building, 502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319