Iowa Motor Vehicle Records

As part of a complete background check, running your job applicant's Iowa driving history will give you piece of mind and keep you in compliance with the US Department of Transportation and the Iowa Department of Transportation.'s Motor Vehicle Records reports tap directly into the Iowa DOT for Driver Records (MVRs) for commercial motor vehicles. Iowa MVRs includes DUIs, accidents, license status, operating with , license revocations, convictions and additional information for CDL drivers. Contact us now to sign up for background screening account from Corra.

Iowa Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Details

State: Iowa
Access Fee: Corra Price + $8.50
Turnaround Time:  Instant
License Format:  9 Numeric (SSN); or 3 Numeric, 2 Alphabetic, 4 Numeric
Data Required:  Iowa Driver's License Number
 Release Form Type: 

Standard Release Form

 Years Reported:  3 to 12 years (see below)
Non Moving Violations 3 Years
Moving Violations 5 to 7 Years (Unless CMV)
Driving While Under Influence (DWI) or OWI10 years
Suspensions closed: 6 months to 12 years, open: indefinite
 Are Points Reported?: 


 Are Accidents Report?:  Only if considered reportable
 Will Iowa suspend license for Unpaid OS convictions?:  Yes
Active License Terminology VAL

Screen Iowa DOT Commercial Drivers for Compliance

With Corra's background screening software, your Iowa motor vehicle driving records integrate with your job applicant's entire background screening report, which can include DOT Drug Testing, DOT Employment Verifications, criminal background checks, credit history, and much more. In addition, you can customize your Corra Background Check Account to notify you when your drivers need to be screened again. Contact us now to sign up for background screening account from Corra.

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To learn more how Corra can help you with your background screening needs, please contact us at or call us at 310.524.9800. We can customize any background search to meet your unique needs. We offer volume pricing, no signup fees, and no minimum orders.