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Iowa ignition interlock device state laws FAQs
Looking for an ignition interlock device in Iowa may be a confusing process. Intoxalock is here to answer all of your IID questions and help you get back on the road faster.
What is an ignition interlock device, and why do I need one?
device is a breathalyzer that is installed in your vehicle to prevent drinking and driving. It is made up of a mouthpiece, a handheld unit and a cord that attaches to your vehicle’s ignition system. You are required to blow into the mouthpiece to test your Breath Alcohol Concentration (BrAC) before starting your car. For more information see our
what is an interlock page
What are the Iowa ignition interlock device requirements?
To view Iowa IID requirements, please visit the
Iowa state page.
How much does an ignition interlock cost in Iowa?
For pricing information, see
Which specific ignition interlock device is required by Iowa?
Iowa approves the
What are the steps to get my ignition interlock device in Iowa?
Please visit the
page to learn what steps you need to take to get back on the road.
What information should I provide to get my ignition interlock device installed in Iowa?
To learn more about the steps to regaining your license, please visit our
Iowa state page
How do I find an installation location near me in Iowa?
To find the Iowa Intoxalock service center closest to you, please visit our
Iowa Installation Locations page
When can I get my ignition interlock device removed in Iowa?
The only way to confirm you are eligible to remove the device is to check with your monitoring authority.
What information should I provide to get ignition interlock device removed in Iowa?
Contact your monitoring authority to ensure you are eligible for removal.
What are the other OWI requirements in Iowa?
To view all of the OWI requirements in Iowa, please visit our
Can I get financial assistance to pay for my ignition interlock device in Iowa?
For pricing information, see
Iowa pricing page
Where can I find other DUI resources such as a DUI attorney, treatment center or SR-22 insurance in Iowa?
To find an Iowa OWI attorney near you, please visit
Intoxalock’s OWI attorney’s page
To find an Iowa OWI treatment center, please visit
Intoxalock’s OWI treatment center page
How does an ignition interlock device work?
To see how an ignition interlock device works, visit our
ignition interlock page
and watch our video demonstrating how to use the device.
Where can I find more information on ignition interlock devices?
To learn more about ignition interlock information, please visit our