Iowa Ignition Interlock & OWI Laws

Iowa Interlock Process

Iowa may offer a $625 fine reduction if you install an interlock.

How do I get an interlock license?

  • View your reinstatement requirements on the official Iowa MVD website. Requirements may include obtaining an SR-22 insurance certificate, attending alcohol education classes and other documentation.

  • Call LifeSafer Ignition Interlock at 800-634-3077 to schedule your ignition interlock installation. Ask about our discounts and money-saving offers!

  • Bring Temporary Restricted License (TRL) application (Form 430400), DOT required documentation and fees to an Iowa DOT Drivers License Center.

  • Bring your TRL to court and the judge may reduce your fine by up to $625.

Ignition Interlock Cost

How much does an interlock cost in Iowa?

An interlock is about $3 per day on average. This is a national average and applies to Iowa as well as other states.

What you are paying for goes beyond the device, however. Our IIDs are tested and calibrated for accuracy before ever going out the door. Our customer service and reporting specialists are also part of LifeSafer’s value to customers. Your local authorized Iowa installation center is constantly updating their training and calibration service so your program runs smoothly and we can install an interlock on any vehicle. There is a lot riding on your device working properly and LifeSafer invests in accuracy and ease of use.

Convenient LifeSafer interlock installers throughout Iowa