Office of the Governor of Iowa

Governor Branstad


Proclamation Request

Proclamation Requests

  • All requests must be submitted via the web form below. Requests submitted via e-mail, mail, fax, or in-person will not be accepted.
  • Requests must be made to the Governor’s office 6 weeks in advance of date needed.
  • Please include 4-6 whereas clauses. Any draft language submitted may be edited or revised without notice at the discretion of the Governor’s Office.
  • Proclamations must hold statewide significance; out of state requests will not be processed.
  • Issuance of a proclamation does not constitute an endorsement by the Governor.
  • Proclamations are reviewed by the Governor’s office on a case-by-case basis and we reserve the right to decline any request received.
  • Formal proclamation signings are held on Thursdays between 2-3pm by appointment only. Please indicate below whether or not you would like a formal signing and a member of our office will be in contact with you.
  • Proclamations will not be issued for retirements. You may request a congratulatory letter from the governor to a retiree here.
Contact Information



Proclamation Information

Example: March 7, 2011; March 7-11, 2011

Formal Signing Request

Note: Formal proclamation signings are held on Thursdays between 2-3pm by appointment only.

Notification Preference

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