Please note! The Motor Vehicle department is NOT where you get your driver's license.
The Iowa State Department of Transportation Driver's License office is located at:
1700 First Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240
Click here for more information.
Boats, snowmobiles and ATV's are registered through the Recorder and Registrar's Office, County Administration Building, 913 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, 356-6093.
Many people know the Treasurer's Department as the place where they renew their car registration and obtain license plates. The Treasurer's Office has a steady flow of visitors because it administers state motor vehicle registration and licensing laws in the county.
The Johnson County Motor Vehicle department is open Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m., County Administration Building, 913 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, (319) 356-6091.
For title transfers please be in the office by 5:00 p.m.
Renew Vehicle Tags Online
Application for Registration & Bonded Certificate of Title for a Vehicle Form
Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act & Iowa Code 321.11
Iowa Vehicle Registration Statistics
Registering your vehicle in Iowa
Requesting a Motor Vehicle Record
Selling Your Car in Iowa
Personalized License Plates
Specialty License Plates
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