Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Benton County Iowa

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Hours of Operation

Please verify "Special or Holiday Closures" below.

Driver’s License Issuance:  Please verify hours by location:


No CDL drive testing available at the Vinton or Belle Plaine locations.

Vinton Courthouse  - (319) 472-2450

8:30am - 4:00pm: Mon, Tues, Thurs and Friday Closed Wednesdays and Saturdays

(enter in the west door, first office to your right)

Written tests must be started before 3:30pm

Driving Tests:                     by appointment only

Motorcycle Driving Tests:   by appointment only

Belle Plaine Community Center - (319) 444-2019

Wednesdays: 10:00am-4:00pm (enter in the Southwest door, first door on your right)

Written Tests: must be started before 3:30pm

Driving Tests:  Wednesdays by appointment only

Motorcycle Driving Tests:  Wednesdays by appointment only

All appointments must be scheduled no later than the Tuesday before. 

For appointments please call Vinton at 319-472-2450

If Belle Plaine, Benton Community or Vinton/Shellsburg Schools close due to weather, the Driver's License Station will be CLOSED.

CAUTION: A new online drivers license renewal application became available 7-22-2013 thru the DOT website . However, make sure you are on the Official DOT site; there have been numerous reports of customers attempting this online renewal and not realizing they were on a bogus site that charges fees and does NOT renew the license. 

Motor Vehicle Titling & Registration & Tax Collections

 Monday thru Friday 8:00am-4:30pm &  Thursdays until 6:00pm

Special Closings

       Holiday Closings


Monday, February 20th , 2017---President's Day

Monday, May 29th, 2017---Memorial Day

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017---Independence Day

Monday, September 4th, 2017---Labor Day

Friday, November 10th, 2017---Veteran's Day

Thursday & Friday, November 23rd & 24th, 2017---Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, December 25th, 2017---Christmas

Monday, January 1st, 2018---New Year's Day