Janet Davis, Treasurer





Appanoose County

Population - Ranking




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 seven 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, Testing, and Reinstatements.

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

If you have any questions or comments, please contact me.


Janet Davis, Appanoose County Tresurer



   Phone:  641-856-3097......Fax:  641-856-8104



Welcome to the Appanoose County Treasurer's website. The 2017 Tax Sale will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 in the Appanoose County Treasurer's Office at 9:00 a.m, with check-in at 8:30 a.m. You must be registered to bid at the tax sale, the last day to register for the annual tax sale will be Friday, June 16, 2017 at noon.  Packets will be be available for pickup in our office on May 15, 2017.  Our tax sale is live, so you will have to appear in person to be able to bid at the tax sale.


ACCEPTED ONLINE PAYMENT METHODS:   Discover, Mastercard, Visa and e-Check are accepted for Internet Transactions.   A $30.00 returned check fee will be assessed on any payments returned due to insufficient funds.


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 of if you have a state debt owed or if you 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 2015 Real Estate and Mobile Home tax is now payable.  The first half tax payment is due on or before September 1, 2016. You may also pay the full year at this time if you wish. Interest attaches October 1, 2016 on the first half.  The second half tax payment is due on or before March 1, 2017. Interest attaches April 1, 2017.  In those instances when the last day of September or March is a Saturday or Sunday, that amount becomes delinquent on the second busisness day of October or April.

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

DRIVER'S LICENSE INFORMATION:  As of January 15, 2013, the 2005 Real ID Act took 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 presense.  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 of additional information, please call the Treasurer's Office @ 641-856-3097.

Office Hours:

  • Motor Vehicle and Property Taxes...........Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Driver’s License..........................................Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    • Written Tests..................................Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 3:15 p.m .
      You must arrive no later than 3:10 p.m. to ensure time to complete the test and be issued a credential.
    • Car Drive Tests....................Wednesday by appointment 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

Monday, February 20, 2017 President's Day      
Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Independence Day
Monday, September 4, 2017 Labor Day
Friday, November 10, 2017 Veterans's Day
November 23 & 24, 2017 Thanksgiving
December 25 & 26, 2014 Christmas
Monday, January 1, 2018 New Year's Day



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



Office Staff

Janet Davis, Treasurer............. email: jdavis@appanoosecounty.net

Michelle Gray, DL-MV Deputy..........email: mgray@appanoosecounty.net

Jennifer Salstrand, Tax-MV Deputy.email: jsalstrand@appanoosecounty.net

Marla Smith, MV-DL Deputy...........email: msmith@appanoosecounty.net

Shelly Baldwin, Tax-MV Deputy......email: sbaldwin@appanoosecounty.net

Cynthia Bartels, MV-DL Deputy.......email: cbartels@appanoosecounty.net



Appanoose County Treasurer's Office

Courthouse, Second Floor

201 N 12th St.

Centerville, Iowa 52544


Handicap entrance on the East side of the courthouse, elevator access is available on the first floor.