Welcome to the Jefferson County, Iowa Website!


Current News!

The 2016 taxes are available online!  Click below to search to pay taxes due by September 30th, 2017!

Click HERE to download the 2017 Elderly or Disabled Property Tax Credit form.

Are you or your newly licensed driver interested in a Moped License?  Click here for Moped Instructors throughout the state of Iowa.  (Only for 14-16 year olds).



Click below to view and/or pay your property taxes or vehicle registration online!  


Pay Property Taxes Pay Your Vehicle tags


Accepted On-Line Payment Methods-eCheck, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted for Internet transactions.
You can now access the Assessor Property Information on each parcel from Step 3 of the property tax application.


 If you would like to mail your payment, please make checks out to the Jefferson County Treasurer and send them to:

Jefferson County Treasurer
PO Box 308
Fairfield, IA 52556
Are you new to the State?  Do you have a current Iowa Driver's License or ID card, but would like to get one marked REAL ID compliant?
Find out what documents you need for any of the above here!

Jefferson County Treasurer Office Information

  • Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:30 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License: 8:00 - 4:15 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License Written Testing: 8:00 - 3:45 / Monday - Friday (we ask that you be there by 3:30 pm to start the test if you would like to be issued a permit following the test).
  • Car Drives: 8:15 - 3:00 / Monday - Friday by appointment only
  • Motorcycle Skills Testing - By Appointment/Seasonally


Holiday Closings for 2017

New Year’s Day - January 2nd, 2017
President's Day - February 20th, 2017
Memorial Day - May 29th, 2017
Independence Day - July 3rd & 4th, 2017
Labor Day - September 4th, 2017
Veteran’s Day - November 10th, 2017
Thanksgiving - November 23rd - 24th, 2017
Christmas - December 25th, 2017
Contact Information
  • Property Tax Phone: 641-472-2349
  • Motor Vehicle: 641-472-2340
  • Driver License: 641-472-2349
  • Fax: 641-469-4562
  • General Email: treasurer@jeffersoncountyia.com
  • Email to the Treasurer: tkness@jeffersoncountyia.com
  • Office Staff:
    • Motor Vehicle Deputy - Mark 
    • Motor Vehicle Deputy - Lindsay
    • Driver’s License Clerk - Erin
    • Deputy Treasurer - Amanda 
Our Location

Jefferson County Treasurers’ Office:
Court & Briggs (one block north of the Fairfield Square)
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Mailing Address:
PO Box 308
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Handicap access is located on the South Side of the building with handicap parking on the East Side.



Terri Kness

Took Office: January 2011



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