Services and appointments

Vehicle registrations, license plates, and titling services are processed at a county treasurer’s office. Please contact the county treasurer in the county appropriate for your transaction, using the Iowa counties map.

Motor Carrier Services
Get information about your options for receiving motor 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 appointments are preferred, but walk-in service is available if you have an immediate need. 

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Click on the pins to view the hours of service and other information about each location. 

Save time by coming prepared

Find out what documents you need to get your Iowa license or ID for the first time or to get your REAL ID gold star.

DOT drivers license stations
 DOT driver's license service centers
County drivers license offices
 County drivers license offices

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


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


Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15p.m.

Holiday closings

Martin Luther King Day
Monday, Jan. 15, 2024
Memorial Day
Monday, May 27, 2024
Independence Day
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Labor Day
Monday, Sept. 2, 2024
Veterans Day
Monday, Nov. 11, 2024
Thursday, Nov. 28, 2024
Friday, Nov. 29, 2024
Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2024
New Years Day
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2025


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