Motor Vehicle

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COVID-19 – Read below to determine the best way to receive services during this time.

Vehicle registrations, license plates, and title services need to made through your county treasurer’s office. Please contact the office in your county to determine how to receive services at this time. Find out more information regarding vehicle services.

Driver’s license and ID services customers may have a variety of options to receive services. Use our service selector to find out your options. Please note that if you must come into an Iowa DOT-operated service center you will need to make an appointment. Walk-in customers will not be served.


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Commercial motor carrier information
515-237-3268

Commercial motor vehicle enforcement
www.iowadot.gov/mve

Driver's license information 
515-244-8725
Fax: 515-239-1837
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Investigative Bureau
515-237-3050
invbureau@iowadot.us

Oversize/Overweight permits
515-237-3268

Vehicle registration information
515-237-3110
Vehicle registration is handled by your county treasurer's office. Please contact them for questions regarding your registration fees.

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