Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get a criminal background check in Iowa?

Where can I get a criminal background check in Iowa?

The fee for a record check is $15 per last name. Background checks can be done in-person, by mail or fax. Please download and complete both a Request Form and Billing Form, and submit a signed waiver form from the person being checked.

Iowa Criminal History Record Checks

How do I contact DPS?

How do I contact DPS?

Please visit our Contact DPS page for more information.

Contact DPS

How do I apply for a job at DPS?

How do I apply for a job at DPS?

Please visit our DPS Careers page for more information.

DPS Careers

Where can I find the current road conditions?

Where can I find the current road conditions?

You can find current road conditions at www.iowa511.org

Can I get a copy of my traffic ticket from the Iowa State Patrol?

Can I get a copy of my traffic ticket from the Iowa State Patrol?

Visit Iowa Courts Online using the link below.

Iowa Courts Online Search

How do I nominate Iowans for lifesaving awards?

For more information visit our Awards page

Awards

How do I submit a Compliment or Complaint about a DPS Employee?

Please visit the Professional Standards Bureau page for more information.

Professional Standards Bureau