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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, Saturdays & Sundays

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

Written tests must be started before 3:30pm

Driving Tests:                     by appointment only

No Motorcycle drive exams

Motor Vehicle Registration & Titling and Property Tax Collections

 Monday Thru Friday 8am-4:30 pm

Thursdays until 6pm. (No Driver's License)

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

No Motorcycle drive exams

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 https://mymvd.iowadot.gov/ . 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 18th, 2019---President's Day

Monday, May 27th 2019---Memorial Day

Thursday, July 4th, 2019---Independence Day

Monday, September 2nd, 2019---Labor Day

Monday, November 11th, 2019---Veteran's Day

Thursday & Friday, November 28th & 29th, 2019---Thanksgiving Holiday

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 at Noon---Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019---Christmas

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020---New Year's Day