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Third-Party Logistics Provider (3PL) Print This Page

Beginning April 1, 2019, every 3PL, wherever located, that provides or coordinates warehousing or other logistics services of a product into, out of, or within Iowa must be licensed by the Board before engaging in such logistics operations.
Contact Information
Department of Public Health
Iowa Board of Pharmacy
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite E
Des Moines IA, 50309-4688(map)
Cassie Leecassie.lee@iowa.gov
P: (515) 242-3272
F: (515) 281-6409

License Details

Code Citation
155A.17A
Who Applies
Any 3PL, wherever located, that provides or coordinates warehousing or other logistics services of a product into, out of, or within Iowa.
When To Apply
Prior to providing logistics services into, out of, or within Iowa.
Initial Requirements
Application for license as a 3PL with initial application fee. VAWD accreditation with the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy is required. Facility manager criminal history background check is also required. If the facility is located outside Iowa, licensure by the home state is required prior to Iowa licensure. If distributing controlled substances, a controlled substance registration is also required.
Duration
Annual renewal April 1
Processing Time
Four to six weeks. Criminal history background check may delay issuance of the license.
Fee Structure
Initial license $750 Annual renewal fee $750 Late payment penalty is an additional $750. Reactivation fee is $2,000.
Renewal Requirements
Completed application and renewal fee prior to license expiration. If renewed following expiration but within 30 days of expiration, completed application , renewal fee, and late payment penalty fee. Renewal more than 30 days following expiration requires a reactivation application and fee.
Exam
Not applicable.
Additional Information
None
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