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Clayton County Treasurer


Linda Zuercher
Took Office 11/13/2012

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COVID-19 Update: Please pay motor vehicle renewals and property taxes online, by mail or at our drop box.

Motor Vehicle & Property Tax - Available on a first come first serve basis.  Please wear a mask!

Driver’s License -  Appointments are required! Call 563-245-3200 

Visitor Requirements - The public is required to wear a properly fitting mask. 

Property Tax & Motor Vehicle Services available at the Courthouse

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM          Phone Number:  563-245-1807                                                                                                                             Fax Number:  563-245-1808

Mailing address is:     

Clayton County Treasurer
111 Hig St NE  Suite 101
Elkader, IA 52043

Property Information is available HERE

Review requirements for registering a vehicle HERE

Order Personalized Plates HERE


Driver's License Services available at the County Office Building                   

          APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED for ALL SERVICES - call 563-245-3200                                

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM        CLOSED DAILY Noon - 1:00 PM

Mailing address is:   

Clayton County Driver License Office
600 Gunder Rd NE  Suite #4
Elkader, IA 52043

   Review documents required for a driver license or identification card HERE                                                                                                            

Payment Methods Accepted in the Clayton County Treasurer's Office:

  • Cash - US Currency Only
  • Credit Cards - Service fee of 2.5% of total due applies
  • Debit Cards - $2.00 service fee per transaction
  • Checks, Money Orders or Cashier's Checks possessing an ABA routing number
  • A $20 fee is assesed on all returned payments

Holiday Closings:

Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day
Monday, July 4, 2021 Independence Day
Monday, September 6, 2021 Labor Day
Thursday, November 11, 2021 Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 25, 2021 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 26, 2021 Day after Thanksgiving
Thursday, December 23, 2021 Christmas Holiday
Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas Holiday
Friday, December 31, 2021 New Years Holiday

Office Staff Contact Information: