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The County Treasurer's Office is responsible for all motor vehicle transactions. These services include, but are not limited to: transfer of ownership (title transfers), collection of registration fees (license/plate validation fees), registration refunds, replacement titles, notation and cancellation of security interests (liens), storage of vehicles and junking certificate issuance. The Treasurer’s Office serves as an agent of the Iowa Department of Transportation and the Iowa Department of Revenue.
Office hours for walk-in Customers: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Please arrive in our office before 4 PM for all title transfers or if you are moving into Iowa from another state. **No title transfers, out-of-state move-ins, trailer transfers or junking certificates will be processed after 4 PM.
918 Court Street Ste. A
Adel, IA 50003
Phone: 515.993.5812 (Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm) Credit Card, Debit Card or ACH payments are not accepted over the phone.
Methods of payment accepted in office are cash, check, debit ($2 convenience fee) and credit card (MasterCard, Discover or Visa with a convenience fee of 2.25% of the transaction total plus $1.50).
This is general information only. Nothing is guaranteed until we see all completed, original documents in our office. Transfers cannot be completed by mail.