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Registration No. 02-35570


U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549

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POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 88 TO
FORM N-1A
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
under
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
and
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
under
THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

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PRINCIPAL VARIABLE CONTRACTS FUNDS, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in Charter)

650 8th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Telephone Number (515) 235-9154
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Copy to: 
 
JENNIFER A. MILLS
 
 
JOSHUA B. DERINGER
The Principal Financial Group
 
 
Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
Des Moines, Iowa 50392
 
 
One Logan Square, Ste 2000
 
 
 
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6996

(Name and address of agent for service)
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It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box)
XX immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485
_____ on May 1, 2013, pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485
_____ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485
_____ on (date), pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485
_____ 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485
_____ on (date), pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485


If appropriate, check the following box:
_____ This post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.
Explanatory Note:

This filing relates to the Series in the Registrant's prospectus dated October 31, 2013 for Class 2 shares of Diversified Balanced Managed Volatility, Class 2 shares of Diversified Growth Managed Volatility, and Class 1 shares of LargeCap S&P 500 Managed Volatility Index Accounts (as filed on October 31, 2013, SEC Accession No. 0000012601-13-000180), and is filed for the purpose of submitting interactive data files.







SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant has duly caused this Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized in the City of Des Moines and State of Iowa, on the 19th day of November, 2013.
 
 
Principal Variable Contracts Funds, Inc.
   (Registrant)


/s/ N. M. Everett
_____________________________________
N. M. Everett
Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer
 
Attest:


/s/ Beth Wilson
______________________________________
Beth Wilson
Vice President and Secretary
 






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Amendment to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.
Signature
Title
Date
 
 
 
/s/ N. M. Everett
__________________________
N. M. Everett
Chair, President and
Chief Executive Officer
(Principal Executive Officer)
November 19, 2013
 
/s/ L. A. Rasmussen
__________________________
L. A. Rasmussen
 
 
Vice President, Controller and
Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer and Controller)
November 19, 2013
 
/s/ M. J. Beer
__________________________
M. J. Beer
Executive Vice President and Director
November 19, 2013
 
(E. Ballantine)*
__________________________
E. Ballantine
Director
November 19, 2013
 
(L. T. Barnes)*
__________________________
L. T. Barnes
Director
November 19, 2013
 
(K. Blake)*
__________________________
K. Blake
Director
November 19, 2013
 
(C. Damos)*
__________________________
C. Damos
Director
November 19, 2013
 
(M. A. Grimmett)*
__________________________
M. A. Grimmett
Director
November 19, 2013
 
(F. S. Hirsch)*
__________________________
F. S. Hirsch
Director
November 19, 2013
 
(T. Huang)*
__________________________
T. Huang
Director
November 19, 2013
 
(W. C. Kimball)*
__________________________
W. C. Kimball
Director
November 19, 2013
 







Signature
Title
Date

(D. Pavelich)*
__________________________
D. Pavelich

Director
November 19, 2013
 

/s/ M. J. Beer
_______________________________
M. J. Beer
Executive Vice President and Director

* Pursuant to Power of Attorney
Previously Filed as Ex-99j)(3) on 04/27/12
(Accession No. 0001144204-12-024317)









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