X-ray/Radiation Equipment Registration

Iowa Health and Human Services Bureau of Radiological Health


Registration for sources of ionizing radiation, including x-ray and radiation-emitting equipment.

Code Citation IC 136C.9

Who Applies Any facility possessing and making use of radiation-emitting equipment and x-ray machines either medical or industrial.

When To Apply Prior to operation.

Initial Requirements Submit room shielding plans for all medical equipment. For mammography or industrial equipment, an applicant must meet specific personnel requirements. Only a licensed physician or certified operators may perform radiography.

Duration One year.

Processing Time Thirty to 45 days.

Fee Structure Application: $55 – $3000 (Varies by type of machine.) If registering mammography or industrial units, a registrant may be required to pay a special inspection/interpretation fee at the request of the Department of Public Health.

Renewal Requirements Registration fees due yearly.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information None.

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Contact Information
Megan Gute
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319