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Department Alert

The Benton County Treasurer’s Office will continue to require appointments for all driver’s license services, ID services, and testing. Motor Vehicle or Property Tax services no longer require appointments.

Appointments for driver’s license services can be scheduled Online or by calling (319) 472-2450. Testing can not be scheduled online!

In order to continue to provide a safe environment, it is crucial that we limit the number of customers in the courthouse. To do this, you are strongly encouraged to renew your vehicles and pay property taxes through the mail, online, over the phone, or through our dropbox, which is located by our west entrance of the courthouse.

If you would like a receipt for your property taxes, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment. Please feel free to call our office at (319) 472-2450 if you have any questions.  

Benton County Courthouse

111 E. 4th St. · Suite 3
Vinton, IA 52349
Driving Directions

Contact Information

(319) 472-2450 (Motor Vehicle)
(319) 472-2439 (Property Tax)
(319) 472-2450 (Driver's License)
(319) 472-2913 (Fax)
[email protected]


Monday thru Friday
8:30 am-4:00 pm - Driver's License by Appointment Only
8:00 am-4:00 pm - Motor Vehicle, Motorcycle and Trailer Transfers
8:00 am-4:30 pm - Motor Vehicle Renewals/Property Tax Collections
Holiday Closures


The Benton County Treasurer is responsible for the receipt, management, disbursement and investment of all monies paid to Benton County and serves as an agent to the Iowa DOT and Iowa Department of Revenue.

Our Team

  • Melinda Schoettmer, County Treasurer
  • Jodi B., Deputy Treasurer
  • Beth G., Deputy Treasurer
  • Ariane G., Deputy Treasurer
  • Joy M., Deputy Treasurer
  • Rose S., Deputy Treasurer
  • Ann S., Deputy Treasurer

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