Motor Vehicle Department

This department will assist you in:

  • Issuing original, replacement, salvage, and in-transit vehicle titles
  • Licensing vehicles
  • Collecting taxes on all motor vehicles
  • Vehicle Registration renewals - Renew Online
  • Issuing Speciality Plates
  • Issuing junking certificates for vehicles that are dismantled or no longer operable
  • Recording and releasing security interests
  • Applying for refunds for sold, traded, or junked vehicles 

Motor Vehicle Forms available to download

Motor Vehicle Frequently Asked Questions

The Des Moines County Motor Vehicle Department does NOT do issuance of driver's licenses.


Burlington Driver's License Station

Iowa Department of Transportation, Office of Driver Services

Driver License Forms and Manuals to download