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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

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

Monday, February 19th  , 2018---President's Day

Monday, May 28th  2018---Memorial Day

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018---Independence Day

Monday, September 3rd , 2018---Labor Day

Monday, November 12th, 2018---Veteran's Day

Thursday & Friday, November 22nd & 23rd , 2018---Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, December 24th , 2018 at Noon---Christmas Eve

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018---Christmas

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019---New Year's Day