Iowa’s radon program approves applications for persons who wish to become certified to perform radon testing or credentialed to perform mitigation and laboratories that provide radon testing devices and analytical services.

Review the appropriate Guide below for the requirements for initial training and exam requirements, the necessary qualifications for application and certification and the documents that must uploaded or submitted with your application. The requirements and content of the documents are different for each of the certifications/credentials so please read the Guide(s) carefully (REV. 3-2021). Click on one of the appropriate hyperlink below:

Application for Certification, Certification Renewal and Account Management

To apply for certification/credentialing, renew your certification/credential or manage/update your account, visit the radon webpage.

Detailed instructions for creating an account, applying for certification, renewing your certification and managing/updating your account are available on the website above.

If you do not have access to a computer or internet please call the Iowa HHS Radon Program at (515) 281-4928 for assistance.

Iowa Code and Administrative Code References

Radon Education

For radon professional certification and continuing education (CE), the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services recognizes initial training courses and continuing education courses approved by the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) and the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB). Information on taking one of the above organizations national certification exams can also be found at the above websites.

Classroom training for measurement and mitigation in Iowa is facilitated by the Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) located at the Kansas State University Engineering Extension.  To view a class schedule or to register for a class visit their website or by calling (833) 723-6222. MURC will periodically provide classes in Iowa or surrounding states that qualify for continuing education (CE) credit towards certification renewal. Please refer to the above MURC website for class announcements and sign up. All classes are subject to cancellation if not enough students are registered to attend the class.

If you have a question about acceptable training or continuing education courses, please contact the Iowa HHS Radon Program at (515) 281-4928.

Resources for applicants and certified/credentialed individuals