Motor Vehicle

Iowa driver's license service centers

To find a driver's license issuance site and view the hours of service, enter your city and state in the box or click on the map below - it does not have to be in the county where you reside.

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 DOT drivers license stations
 County drivers license offices
 Kiosk locations
(learn more about kiosks)


Driver's license stations by county

Adair Clay Hancock Madison Sac
Adams Clayton Hardin Mahaska Scott
Allamakee Clinton Harrison Marion Shelby
Appanoose Crawford Henry Marshall Sioux
Audubon Dallas Howard Mills Story
Benton Davis Humboldt Mitchell Tama
Black Hawk Decatur Ida Monona Taylor
Boone Delaware Iowa Monroe Union
Bremer Des Moines Jackson Montgomery Van Buren
Buchanan Dickinson Jasper Muscatine Wapello
Buena Vista Dubuque Jefferson O'Brien Warren
Butler Emmet Johnson Osceola Washington
Calhoun Fayette Jones Page Wayne
Carroll Floyd Keokuk Palo Alto Webster
Cass Franklin Kossuth Plymouth Winnebago
Cedar Fremont Lee Pocahontas Winneshiek
Cerro Gordo Greene Linn Polk Woodbury
Cherokee Grundy Louisa Pottawattamie Worth
Chickasaw Guthrie Lucas Poweshiek Wright
Clarke Hamilton Lyon Ringgold  


2020 holiday driver's license centers

Check your county website for service information for county locations.

New Years Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
Closed all day
Martin Luther King Saturday, Jan. 18
Closed all day
Memorial Day Saturday, May 23
Closed all day
Independence Day Saturday, July 4
Closed all day
Labor Day Saturday, Sept. 5
Closed all day
Veteran's Day Wednesday, Nov. 11
Closed all day
Thanksgiving Thursday, Nov. 26
Friday, Nov. 27
Saturday, Nov. 28
Closed all day

Open Monday, Nov. 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Christmas Friday, Dec. 25
Closed all day
New Years Friday, Jan. 1, 2021
Closed all day

Kiosk locations

  County Address
Ames Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Story West Hy-Vee Plaza, 3708 Lincoln Way, Ames
Ankeny Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Polk 6310 SE Convenience Blvd., Ankeny 
Burlington Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Des Moines 550 S. Gear Avenue, West Burlington
Cedar Rapids Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Linn 3726 Queen Court SW, Suite 204, Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids Hy-Vee Linn 3235 Oakland Road NE, Cedar Rapids
Council Bluffs Driver's License Issuance Site - only available during service center hours Pottawattamie Mall of the Bluffs, Suite 330, 1751 Madison Avenue, Council Bluffs
Davenport Driver's License Issuance Site - only available during service center hours Scott 902 W Kimberly Rd., Suite 6D, Davenport
Des Moines River Place Driver's License Issuance Site - only available during service center hours Polk 2339 Euclid Avenue, Des Moines
Des Moines Hy-Vee – east side Polk 2540 E. Euclid, Des Moines
Des Moines Library (downtown) Polk 1000 Grand Ave., Des Moines
Iowa City Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Johnson 1700 South First Ave., Iowa City
Iowa City Library Johnson 123 S. Linn St., Iowa City
Marion Library Linn 1095 Sixth Ave., Marion
Marshalltown Driver's License Service Center- only available during service center hours Marshall Marshalltown Mall 2500 S. Center Street Marshalltown
North Liberty Library Johnson 520 W. Cherry St., North Liberty
Ottumwa Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Wapello 2849 N. Court Road Suite B, Ottumwa
Sioux City Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Woodbury 1925 South Lakesport St., Sioux City
Waterloo Driver's License Service Center - only available during service center hours Black Hawk 2060 Crossroads Center, Suite 103, Waterloo
Waukee Hy-Vee Dallas 1005 East Hickman Rd., Waukee
West Des Moines Library Polk 4000 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines

 

Vehicle registration and titling information

Vehicle registration is handled by your county treasurer's office. Please contact them for questions regarding your registration fees.

Office of Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services

Mailing address

Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services
P.O. Box 10382
Des Moines, IA  50306-0382

Address

Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services
6310 SE Convenience Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50021

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you are a new carrier and are coming into the office to register for International Registration Plan (IRP) and/or International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), you need to be here no later than 2 p.m.

If you are coming into the office for assistance with your IRP renewal, you need to be here no later than 4 p.m.

Holiday closings

New Years Day
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
Martin Luther King Day
Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
Memorial Day
Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day
Friday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day
Monday, Sept. 7, 2020
Veterans Day
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020
Thanksgiving
Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020
Friday, Nov. 27, 2020
Christmas
Friday, Dec. 25, 2020
New Years Day
Friday, Jan. 1, 2021