Both these compounds have different structures due to the different state of hybridisation of the central atom i.e., phosphous and iodine.
PCl5:sp3d
lF5:sp3d2

 

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In ,PCl_{5}  P is surrounded by 5 bond pairs and no lone pairs, whereas in IF_{5} , iodine atom is surrounded by 5 bond pairs and one lone pair; therefore the one lone pair in IF_{5} makes its shape different.

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