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Regulatory Programs - Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester

As of July 1, 2023,  Professional Licensing and other health and occupational licenses will become part of the Iowa Department of Inspections,  Appeals, and Licensing (DIAL) as a new organizational structure for state government goes into effect. Government departments and agencies that provide related services or have similar business functions are aligning to better serve Iowans.  You can expect the same quality services you get now from HHS to continue as usual. 

This page reflects the application process for individuals who wish to register for the following:

  • Backflow prevention assembly tester
  • Backflow prevention assembly tester training provider
  • Backflow prevention assembly tester third party certification agency

If you have questions regarding your need to obtain a registration or training approval please visit the BPAT webpage.


Apply for a New Backflow Tester Registration

Renew a Backflow Tester Registration

Once you have reviewed the instructions above, you may proceed to create an account or login through the Online Licensing Portal.

If you need assistance applying for, or renewing your registration online after reviewing the above instructions, please contact the Help Desk at 855-824-4357 or email

Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Training Providers

In order to manage your facility online, an individual must have an account in the new online system. The identified authorized individual for your facility must create a personal account following the instructions below. This individual can then create the business account following the instructions below.

New training providers applying for initial training or Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the first time