Iowa Licenses: Department of Natural Resources

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources enforces state and federal laws that protect the air, land, and water resources, manages fish and wildlife programs, maintains the health of Iowa’s forest and prairie land, and promotes conservation, enjoyment, and enhancement of Iowa’s natural resources as a means to improve the quality of life for all Iowans. They are located at 502 East 9th Street, 4th Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319 and can be contacted by phone at 515-725-8200.

Their offices administer licensing such as air construction permits, commercial dock and fishing licenses, and oil and natural gas permits. Use our licensing navigator below to find licensing that may be necessary for your business to operate in Iowa. If you have any questions, contact the ISL team through phone or text at 319-273-5444 or by email at [email protected].