Pay in Person
COVID: Open by appointment only for Title Transactions only. See our appointment webpage.
Payments in person may be made by cash, check, cashier check, money order, electronic check, credit card and debit card. Service fees apply to electronic check, credit card and debit card payments.
Pay in person at:
Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 154
Des Moines, IA 50309-2298
Credit card and debit card: Service fees apply to electronic check, credit card and debit card payments.
Payment Drop Box
Attach the check to the correct payment stub. Double check to insure the amount of the check matches the amount due on the payment stub. Items placed in the drop box by midnight on all deadlines will be considered timely received. Registration renewal receipts and tags will be mailed to the vehicle owners. Cash payments are not allowed in the drop box.
The payment drop box is located at the North end of the parking lot.