Welcome to the Jefferson County, Iowa Website!


Current News!

Click HERE to download the 2016 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 2016

New Year’s Day - January 1st, 2016
President's Day - February 15th, 2016
Memorial Day - May 30th, 2016
Independence Day - July 3rd, 2016
Labor Day - September 5th, 2016
Veteran’s Day - November 11th, 2016
Thanksgiving - November 24th - 25th, 2016
Christmas - December 26th, 2016
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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