Hamilton County, Iowa Treasurer

Special Notice:
 
All Departments in the Treasurer's office will be by appointment only, please call before you come out to the courthouse.  If you can not make your appointment please let us know.  We are asking that you wear a protective mask in the building and please do not bring along small children.
All of this is for your health and ours.  

The Treasurer is responsible for the receipt, management, disbursement, financial reporting, bonds and investments of all monies paid to the county and serves as agent for the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Department of Revenue.  The office has a multitude of duties, many of which may be broken down under three main categories:

Property Tax

The collection of property taxes for real estate parcels, mobile homes and special assessments.  We respond to tax inquiries, Elderly Tax Credit Program and conduct the annual tax sale for the collection of delinquent taxes.  You may pay your taxes online at www.iowatreasurers.org

Vehicle Titles & Registrations

PLEASE NOTE - Effective January 1st, 2020, the Hamilton County Treasurer's office will require customers to provide a bill of sale when transferring titles to motor vehicles and trailers between private parties.  A bill of sale or purchase agreement is already required for vehicles purchased from a dealership.

The bill of sale should include the seller's name, make of the vehicle, year of the vehicle, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), buyer's name, date of sale, purchase price and signature of seller and buyer.  Download a Bill of Sale form here.

The Iowa State County Treasurer's Association in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Revenue aim to substantiate vehicle purchase prices, which have a direct impact on the fees that are remitted to the State's Road Use Tax Fund.


The issuance of vehicle titles and registrations, and the collection of all vehicle fees for residents of Hamilton County.  We process vehicle transactions, respond to telephone inquiries, provide service to walk-in customers, collect fees and mail renewal notices to vehicle owners.  You may pay your motor vehicle fees online at www.iowatreasurers.org

Updated Service Delivery Fees effective 1/2/2020
E-Checks - 25 cents
Credit Cards - 2.25%
Debit Cards - $2.00

Driver's License

Special Notice

Drivers License Station hours
Appointments only, Monday through Friday.  We are not doing Drive Testing at this time in Hamilton County.

The driver's license department provides services Monday and Wednesday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and on Thursday from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm.  Car drive tests are given on Tuesday by appointment.  We issue and renew licenses, administer written tests and give car drive tests.  www.iowadot.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 Judy Warwick

 Judy Warwick
 Treasurer
 
Cheryl Westrum 
 Motor Vehicle Supervisor
 
Tammy Crotts
Assistant Treasurer
 
Office Staff:
Amber Turkett
Emily Hesley
 
Address:
Hamilton County Courthouse
2300 Superior Street, Suite 7
Webster City, Iowa 50595
 
Driver's License Hours: 
Monday & Wednesday 
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. 
Thursday
Noon - 4:00 P.M.
 
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday 
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
 
 No title transfers after 4 p.m.
 
Phone:
Auto: 515-832-9540
 Tax: 515-832-9542
Driver License: 515-832-9542
 
Fax:
Auto: 515-832-9544
Tax: 515-832-9544
Driver License: 515-832-9544