Scale License (nc)

Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship


A person who uses or displays for use any commercial weighing and measuring device(s), as defined in Iowa Code Ch. 215.26, shall secure a license for the device(s) from the department.

Code Citation IC 214.2

Who Applies Anyone selling commercially over scale.

When To Apply Before opening business.

Initial Requirements Fill out application on website. #16 under Weights and Measures.

Duration Scale licenses are good for one calendar year.

Processing Time Allow 3 to 6 weeks for processing.

Fee Structure Application Fee: $9

Renewal Requirements Annual.

Exam N/A

Additional Information Anyone selling commercially over scale.

Services Provided

Service Category

  • Service SubCategory
Contact Information
Mike Harrington
Iowa Laboratory Facility
2230 South Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023