Welcome to Appanoose County, IA Treasurer
Experience The Convenience, Pay Online not In Line!


>>Pay Property Taxes

>>Pay Your Vehicle tags

Accepted On-Line Payment Methods-eCheck, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted for Internet transactions. 

Cash, check or Debit and Credit Card accepted in the office as payment.  Cash or coin is accepted only in reasonable denominations.  Cash or coin in small denominations which is considered unreasonable payment by the Treasurer or the Treasurer’s staff will be refused.

VEHICLE RENEWALS:  Motor vehicle renewals may be done online.  If your vehicle registration is delinquent, the vehicle may not qualify for online renewal.  Half year license and apportioned vehicles are not eligible for online renewal at this time.  If you have a plate that requires you to present us with additional documentation or if you have a state debt owed or if your are required to have SR insurance, you will not be eligible to renew online.

PROPERTY TAXES:  Property taxes may be paid online.  Current year taxes and delinquent taxes, not involved in a Tax Sale Certificate, are available for payment online.  Please contact our office for assistance on Tax Sale redemption amounts.  The 2012 Real Estate and Manufactured Home tax is now payable.  The first half tax payment is due on or before September 1, 2013.  You may also pay the full year at this time if you wish. Interest attaches October 1, 2013 on the first half.  The second half tax payment is due on or before March 1, 2014.  Interest attaches April 1, 2014.  In those instances when the last day of September is a Saturday or Sunday, that amount becomes delinquent on the second business day of October.  In those instances when the last day of March is a Saturday or Sunday, that amount becomes delinquent on the second business day of April.

DRIVER'S LICENSE:  You may renew your driver's license in our office Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  Renewals may be done 30 days before your birthday and up to 60 days after your birthday.

Driver's License Information:  As of January 15, 2013, the 2005 Real ID Act will take effect in Iowa Driver's License stations.  The Real ID Act promotes security in the issuance of DLs and ID cards, and deters identity theft and fraud by requiring states to meet certain physical and procedural security standards for production and issuance of DLs and ID cards, as well as certain documentation standards, including authentication and verification standards for proof of identity, date of birth, Social Security number, residence and lawful status or presence.  A Real ID Driver's Licence or ID Card is required to board a Federal regulated aircraft, Enter a Federal building that requires identification (such as a Social Security office) and to enter a nuclear power plant.  Documents required to obtain a Real ID are:  Certified US Birth Certificate or US Passport, Social Security Card and two (2) forms of Iowa address verification.  For questions or additonal information, please call the Treasurer's office @ 641-856-3097.

The Office of Appanoose County Treasurer will provide to our citizens COURTEOUS AND EFFICIENT SERVICE with INTEGRITY AND PROFESSIONALISM while maintaining compliance with the Code of Iowa.

*****A $30.00 fee is charged for non-sufficient/returned online eCheck payments.*****

 *****A $30.00 fee is charged for non-sufficient checks in the office*****


 Official Appanoose County Holiday Closings for 2013 are:

President’s Day                  Monday, February 17, 2014

Memorial Day                     Monday, May 26, 2014

 Independence Day             Friday, July 4, 2014

 Labor Day                          Monday, September 1, 2014

 Veteran’s Day                    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

 Thanksgiving                     Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, 2014

 Christmas                           Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26, 2014

New Year’s Holiday                   Thursday, January 1, 2015


Office Hours

  • Regular Office Hours: 8:00 to 4:00 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver’s License:  8:00 - 3:30 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver’s License Written Testing: 8:00 - 3:15 / Monday - Friday
  • Car Drives: Wednesday and Thursday by Appointment
  • Effective April 8, 2013, CDL Pretrip, Skills and Road testing will be suspended until further notice.                                                                                                                       
Contact Information
Our Location

Appanoose County Treasurer's Office

Courthouse, 201 N 12th St

Centerville, Iowa 52544

We are located on the second floor of the courthouse.  Elevator access is available on the first floor. 

Debra Davison
13,316    60th

I would like to welcome you to the Appanoose County Treasurer’s Home Page.

As Treasurer, I strive to offer the most efficient service to you - the citizens of Appanoose County.  I hope you will find this website informational and convenient................... offering you 7 day a week 24 hour a day service.

We provide the following services from our office: Property Tax Collection, Issuance of Vehicle Titles and Registrations, and Driver’s License Issuance.

My office is committed to carrying out these responsibilites while providing outstanding customer service through a process of continuous evaluation and improvement of the way in which we do business.

If you have questions or comments, please contact me.

Debra Davison, Appanoose County Treasurer