Frequently Asked Questions

Please view our frequently asked questions below for more information.

Am I qualified to vote in Iowa?

Where is my polling place for the Primary, General  and other Elections?

How do I request an absentee ballot?

How do I apply for a U.S. Passport Book/Card?

When do I need to apply for a passport in person?

I need to travel within two weeks, how do I get a passport in a hurry?

What is the difference between a passport book and passport card?

How long are passport books/cards valid?

What are the fees for a passport book/card?

How do I apply for a fireworks permit?

How do we obtain or renew a permit for beer, liquor and cigarette licenses?