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Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Examining Board

Licensure Details — Specialty

Disconnect/Reconnect Plumbing Technician Specialty License

Disconnect/Reconnect Plumbing Technician Specialty License

The Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board per its legislative act will recognize a disconnect/reconnect plumbing technician in the plumbing discipline. Industry training or a Service Technician Associate degree or training is required for licensure. Approved organizations are listed below. Other organizations may be considered with approval of the board.

“Disconnect/reconnect plumbing technician specialty license” means a sublicense under a plumbing license to perform work from the appliance shutoff valve or fixture shutoff valve to the appliance or fixture and any part or component of the appliance or fixture, including the disconnection and reconnection of the existing appliance or fixture to the water or sewer piping and the installation of a shutoff valve no more than 3 feet from the appliance or fixture.

License Requirements

  • Provide the board with evidence that:
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • An applicant shall have no record of felony conviction relating to the profession as determined by the board. Applicants with a felony conviction will be subject to review by the board to determine eligibility for licensure.
  • Must file an application and submit appropriate fees.
  • The applicant is receiving or has previously received industry training to perform work covered under this specialty license, or the applicant completed a Service Technician Associate degree or Board approved equivalent educational or training.

Approved Providers

Kirkwood Community College

  • Plumbing Technology Diploma Program


Disconnect/Reconnect Plumbing Technician Specialty License - $50.00.


Online Application