Welcome to Fayette County, Iowa

 

Experience The Convenience - Pay Online!

Pay Property Taxes

Pay Your Vehicle tags

Discover, MasterCard, Visa are accepted for online payments.  E-checks are another method of online payment where payment is transferred directly from your bank account.  Be advised that e-checks returned due to insufficient funds will be assessed an additional $30.00 fee.

 

2017 Delinquent Property Tax Sales will be held at 10:00 AM on the following days:

August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11,
January 15, February 12, March 12, April 16, and May 14

 

2017 Delinquent Property Tax List - Updated July 21, 2017

2017 Tax Sale Bidder Information and Registration Forms 

IRS Form W-9

 

Motor Vehicle

 

 West Union Only:

    • Monday through Friday
    • Hours:  8:00 to 4:00
    • Drop Box Available 24 hours a Day
    • Telephone: (563) 422-3798
    • Fax: (563) 422-3855
    • E-mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

Click Here to Renew Your Vehicle Registration Online 
Not all vehicles qualify for online payment.  The renewal notice that was mailed contains a PIN that is required to complete the online payment.

 

Drivers License 

Including ID Cards and Handicap Parking Permits

  • West Union - Four days per week
      • Monday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday
      • Hours:  8:00 to 3:30
      • Written Tests until 3:00
      • Drive Tests by Appointment
      • Service is closed on Tuesdays
      • Telephone: (563) 422-3798
      • Fax: (563) 422-3855
      • E-mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

    Oelwein - (Oelwein Community Plaza)

      • Tuesday only
      • Hours:  9:00 to 3:00
      • Written tests until 2:15
      • Drive Tests by Appointment (At this time CDL drive tests are not available in Oelwein)
      • Telephone: (319) 283-4080
      • Fax: (319) 283-4080
      • E-mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

     

     Property Tax

     West Union Only:

      • Monday through Friday
      • Hours:  8:00 to 4:00
      • Drop Box Available 24 hours a Day
      • Telephone: (563) 422-3787
      • Fax: (563) 422-3855
      • E-Mail:  treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

    To sign up for Homestead, Military, or Family Farm property tax credits, please contact the Assessor’s Office.

     

    Additional information regarding taxes and property values can be found here

     

Contact Information

 
    • Property Tax: 563-422-3787
    • Motor Vehicle: 563-422-3798
    • Driver License (West Union): 563-422-3798
    • Driver License (Oelwein - Tuesday Only): 319-283-4080
    • Fax: 563-422-3855
    • Email: treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us
    • Fayette County Website: www.fayettecountyiowa.org
       

 Holiday Closings

 

New Year's Day - January 2, 2017
Presidents Day - Monday, February 20, 2017

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day - Monday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day - Monday, September 4, 2017
Veterans’ Day - Friday, November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving -  Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24, 2017
Christmas - Friday & Monday December 25 & 26, 2017
New Year's Day - January 1, 2018

 

 

 

Our Location

 

Fayette County Treasurer’s Office
114 N Vine St
PO Box 273
West Union, IA  52175

The Treasurer’s Office is located on the second floor of the courthouse, to the left from the stairs or to the right from the elevator.

A drop box is located by the East door of the courthouse and is available 24 hours a day.

 

 

 

 
Kyle Jacobsen, Treasurer

Population - 20,880


Did you know Fayette County...

 

Was organized in 1850

 

 

Covers approximately 720 square miles or 460,800 acres

 

 

Chose West Union as the county seat in 1851

 

 

Built the first courthouse in 1857 which was destroyed by fire in 1872

 

 

Built the second courthouse in 1874 which was destroyed by fire in 1922

 

 

Built the current courthouse in 1924 at a cost of approximately $300,000.00

 

Maintains over 1,130 miles of roads including more than 217 miles of paved roads

 

 

Maintains over 320 bridges with a span of 20 feet or more

 

 

Processes over 7,100 motor vehicle titles each year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Summary of
Vehicle Registrations

 

Cars & SUVs 15,504
Trucks 8,135
Semi Tractors 263
Motorcycles 1,327
Mopeds 195
Trailers 6,396
Motorhomes 150
Campers 854
Private Buses 14
   
Total Vehicles 32,838