Iowa Licenses: Vending Machines

According to the Iowa Food Code, vending machines are defined as self-service food devices that dispense units of food in packages when a user inserts paper money, coins, tokens, cards, or keys. Vending machine licensing is handled by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, which is located at the Lucas State Office Building, Third Floor, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319 and can be contacted by phone at 515-281-7102.

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].