Des Moines County buildings will be closed to the public until further notice effective at the end of business today, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Property tax payments and vehicle registration renewal payments may be placed in a drop box located in the lobby of the south side entrance of the courthouse during business hours only (8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday thru friday), paid online or mailed to:  Des moines county treasurer, p.o. box 248, burlington, ia  52601.  please do not hesitate to contact our office to assist you over the phone or provide instructions for conducting business by mail or online.  thank you for your understanding.

Tax Department 
Phone: (319) 753-8252

Motor Vehicle Department 

Phone: (319) 753-8273

Office Hours:

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Mon - Fri

No motor vehicle title transfers done after 4:15pm

All motor vehicle transfers will require a bill of sale as of January 1, 2020

Closed in 2020 for observance of holidays:

January 1, February 17, May 25, July 4, September 7, November 11, November 26 and 27, December 24 and 25.

Also closed January 1, 2021.


Iowa State County Treasurer's Association