Treasurer

Polk County Treasurer’s Office Closed July 4

Published 6/28/2024 3:49:50 PM

Payments can be made online, by U.S. Postal mail or placed in the drop box

The Polk County Treasurer’s Office will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Customers are encouraged to take advantage of the online payment system for vehicle registration and fees as well as property tax payments.

Payments can be made in several ways

To serve the many needs of its customers, the Polk County Treasurer’s Office offers several payment options.

Online

Electronic payments including e-check, debit card or credit card can be made at www.iowataxandtags.org. A non-refundable $0.30 administrative fee will be applied to all electronic payments. Debit card and credit card payments will also incur a convenience fee and a transaction fee based on the amount of the payment.

U.S. Postal Service

Make checks payable to Mary L. Wells and mail to:

Polk County Treasurer
111 Court Ave, Room 154
Des Moines, IA 50309

Drop Box

Place the required items in an envelope and place the envelope in the drop box located outside the main entrance of the Polk County Administration Building, 111 Court Ave., Des Moines. No cash payments should be left in the drop box.

By Phone

Vehicle fees and property taxes may be paid by e-check, credit card or debit card by calling 515-286-3060 during business hours. A non-refundable $0.30 administrative fee will be applied to all electronic payments. Debit card and credit card payments will also incur a convenience fee and a transaction fee based on the amount of the payment.

In Person

Payments may be made in person at the Polk County Administration Building, 111 Court Ave., Des Moines. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. On the third Thursday of the month, hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Make an Appointment

For faster service, visit the Polk County Treasurer’s Office website to schedule an appointment or view walk-in wait times. Online scheduling is accessible 24/7 and works from any smartphone, tablet or computer.


July 19, 2024 - Update. Systems have been restored. Regular hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Third Thursday, 9 a.m - 4:30 p.m. For faster sevice, schedule an appointment.