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Motor Vehicle

The Motor Vehicle department issues vehicle titles, registration renewals, personalized and other special license plates, and junking certificates.  Security interests are notated and released and refunds of credits are processed.  The Motor  Vehicle department serves as an agent of the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Department of Revenue.

No title transfers after 4:00 p.m.

Motor Vehicle Renewal (click to pay online). 

  • Online service is not available if the vehicle registration fees are past due, proof of SR22 insurance is required, any state debts are owed, the vehicle has a 1/2 year license or is apportioned.
  • Note:  you are not eligible to renew online unless you received a renewal notice through the US Postal Service that contains a PIN (personal identification number) for online renewals.
  • Discover, Mastercard, and Visa credit cards, as well as eCheck (electronic check) are accepted for Internet transactions.  There will be a service delivery fee.