Polk County Treasurer

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.
  • DWOLLA:  Service fees apply.
  • 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 and will be processed within twenty-four business hours. Registration renewal receipts and tags will be mailed to the vehicle owners. Cash payments are not allowed in the drop box. Those customers who wish to pay by cash must report to room 154 for Cashier processing.

The payment drop box is located at the North end of the parking lot.

  • Contact Us

    Polk County Administrative Building
    111 Court Avenue, Room 154
    Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2298
    Vehicle:  515-286-3030 (7-4:45 pm)
    Property:  515-286-3060 (7-4:45 p.m.)
    Vehicle@PolkCountyIowa.gov
    PropertyTax@PolkCountyIowa.gov
    Treasurer@PolkCountyIowa.gov