(Updated: 6-4-20)

Response to COVID-19:
On March 20, Governor Reynolds announced the temporary suspension of penalties and interest for delayed property tax payments until June 25, 2020. Taxes will still be marked delinquent if they are not paid by March 31, but late interest and penalty on property tax payments will NOT apply until June 25th. 

If your motor vehicle registration expired January 31, 2020 or later you will have until June 25th without paying penalty. Read more from the IDOT.

  • Winnebago County Offices are now closed to the Public.

No walk in service will be provided at this time.

Driver’s License and Title Transfers by appointment only.

Please plan on the online website or US Postal Service to pay your

Property Taxes and Motor Vehicle Registrations.

If you have questions please call numbers listed below.

Thank you

Julie Swenson
(641) 585-2322
[email protected]

Office Hours

Treasurer Office – 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
(Tax and Motor Vehicle) *LAST TRANSACTION WILL BE AT 4:00PM*
*Drivers License Office Hours – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

The primary responsibilities of our office:
Issues vehicle titles, registrations and collects all other vehicle fees.
-Issues drivers licenses, Identification cards, duplicate licenses, handicap devices
-Administers written and driving tests.
Collects property taxes, including drainage, mobile homes, and city specials.
-Administers the Iowa Property Tax Credit Program and distributes all state credits to taxing bodies.
-Collects tax on title transactions for the Department of Revenue and Finance
-Prepares and conducts the annual tax sale for the collection of delinquent taxes
-Distributes all tax collections to schools, cities, and all other taxing agencies and other government agencies
-Collects and receipts all other county office fees
-Banking, cash management, and investments Financial Administrator
-Makes semi-annual reports to Board of Supervisors

Iowa State County Treasurer’s Association website:

Property Tax Information
Pay Property Taxes online –
Property Tax Forms –

Drivers License Information
Manuals & Forms –
Important Dates –

Motor Vehicle Information
Bill of Sale required on all transactions: click here for BILL OF SALE
Motor Vehicle Forms –
Important Dates –