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112 N. John Wayne Drive
Winterset, Iowa 50273


(515) 462-1542

Office Hours

SUN: Closed
MON: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
TUE: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
WED: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
THU: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
FRI: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
SAT: Closed


Available Services

Property tax collection, motor vehicle title and registration work, and driver’s license issuance.

DMV Holidays

Monday, January 1st for New Year's
Monday, February 19th for President's Day
Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4th for Independence Day
Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day
Monday, November 12th for Veterans Day
Thursday & Friday, November 22nd & 23rd for Thanksgiving holiday
Monday & Tuesday December 24th & 25th for Christmas holiday

DMV Payment Options

Credit and Debit cards are NOW ACCEPTED in the courthouse office for property tax, motor vehicle, and drivers license transactions (BUT with certain stipulations on card type that can be used). Remember that there IS a service delivery fee/applicable card fee for any of these transactions. On-Line Payment Methods accepted for Internet transactions are e-check, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

Special accommodations (ADA)

(Handicapped) entrance ramp on southeast corner in the enclosed shed. Once you get down ramp and into hallway, turn to your right and then to the right again at next hallway. Elevator is on your left. (see signs)

Appointment information

Driver License Exams: 8:15AM - 3:30PM / Monday - Friday. Computer tests;
paper or oral tests (by appointment) may be given if office traffic allows

Car Drives are available Tuesday mornings between 8:30-11:00AM.
Call for appointment. A current vehicle insurance card is required as
well a vehicle in good working order