Motor Vehicles


Both Offices are typically closed from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month for staff meetings.
• Next Meeting: February 9, 2023
All 2023 Dates
The Motor Vehicle Division of the Treasurer's Office issues vehicle titles and licenses, and registers and collects all vehicle fees for the residents of Woodbury County. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issues hunting and fishing licenses, and also processes titles and registrations for boats, ATVs, and snowmobiles.


The Woodbury County Treasurer's offices in Sioux City (Motor Vehicle-Trosper/Hoyt Building) and Anthon are the only treasurer's offices in the state to offer DNR services. 

The main Property Tax office, Motor Vehicle Division and DNR are located at 822 Douglas St., Room 102, Sioux City. The Little Courthouse in Anthon at 105 N 2nd St., can do Motor Vehicle and DNR.

Our offices are open to the public from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.  The Treasurer’s office will continue to practice social distancing and asks only one customer per transaction when visiting an office location.  

Walk-In Service Visits

We process a maximum of three (3) titles for a walk-in service visit until 4:15p.m. If additional title transfers are necessary, please make an appointment by calling 712-279-6500 so that we can provide you with the best possible customer service while continuing to assist other customers.

Drive-Up Window

The drive-up window at the Sioux City location is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for vehicle renewals and tax payment with tax statement only. Delinquent taxes will not be accepted at the drive-up window. Only cash or check will be accepted at the drive-up window for motor vehicles renewals.

Dealer Service Desk

A Dealer Service Desk is available at our Sioux City Office where authorized Car Dealers can drop off title transfers that will be ready for pick up the next day. The Dealer Desk is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They can process a maximum of three (3) titles for a walk-in Dealer visit until 4:15 p.m.

Pay Online, By Mail, or Drop Box

Customers also have the option to pay property taxes and renew vehicle licenses online, through the mail,  or by utilizing the drop off box. Online payments can be made with eCheck, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa. A fee of $30 will be charged for all dishonored checks, drafts or orders as prescribed in Iowa Code 554.3512.

Renew Vehicle License Online


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