Packer Agent License

Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship


License for agent of packer buying animals for processing.

Code Citation 172A.2

Who Applies A person engaged in the buying or soliciting in this state of livestock for slaughter exclusively on behalf of a packer, dealer or broker.

When To Apply Upon licensing of a packer.

Initial Requirements Completion of state application and submitting licensing fee.

Duration Until the second July 1 for the year following licensing.

Processing Time About 10 days.

Fee Structure Permit Fee: $20 Renewal; $20 (biennially)

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information Packer must have a current state license.

Services Provided

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