Polk County Treasurer

Addresses / Phone # / Hours

-Payment website/24 hour

-The hours below are for the Treasurer's different service times.  They do include hours for other offices in the Polk County Administration building.

-Click here for Online Vehicle information

-Click here for Online Property Tax Database Information

-Click here to see the number of customers currently waiting in our office.

Walk-in Customers, Mon-Fri:

  • Title transfers: 7am-4pm (last service ticket# issued at 4pm)
  • 7am-4:30pm All other business (last service ticket# issued at 4:30pm)
  • 4:30-5pm Used to serve last walk-in clients before the doors to the building close and lock at 5pm
  • Dealer Hours:  7am-4pm (last service ticket# issued at 4pm)
  • Physical location: 7am-5pm


  • Attn: Vehicle Division, Rm 154
  • Attn: Property Tax Division, Rm 154
  • Attn: Administration, Rm 140

111 Court Avenue
Des Moines IA, 50309-2298

Phone lines open Mon-Fri:
7am - 4:45pm (serve last calls in queue 4:45-5pm)

  • Vehicle 515-286-3030
  • Property Tax 515-286-3060
  • Cash Management 515-286-3041, #3
  • Administration 515-286-3041

Fax Number:

  • Vehicle 515-323-5202
  • Property Tax 515-323-5202
  • Cash Management 515-286-3375
  • Administration 515-286-2225

Property Tax
Cash Management


  • Administration Building Parking Lot (County Business Only), $0.50 per hr
  • 3rd & Court Parking Ramp - Skywalk Access, $1
  • Street Parking Next to the Administration Building, $1.25
  • Walnut Street & Court Avenue Bridges, Free

Payment Drop Box


Located at the North side of the Administration Building parking lot.  Cash payments are NOT accepted in the drop box.

24 hour payment website:


Handicap access is located at the Court Avenue Street entrance on the southwest side of the building. The Treasurer's Office is also Handicap Assessable.

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Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Rm 154
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2298

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