Welcome to Madison County, Iowa


 Experience The Convenience!  Pay On/line, Not In line!



 Driver's License by appointment only.  As of Monday, August 24th our office is open for motor vehicle & property tax payments however we encourage you to continue using the on line option, drop box and mail for all transactions not requiring face to face interaction.  Please practice social distancing.




Property Taxes

Next Property Tax due date is March 31, 2020.  Did you know you can set up scheduled property tax payments online???  Check out www.iowatreasurers.org 



Tax Sale Information

2020 Tax Sale Terms


Motor Vehicle Information 


To renew your motor vehicle on line go to www.iowatreasurers.org you would need your PIN number on your renewal notice.  We can assist you with that PIN if you don't have your notice however we need your plate number. Vehicle renewal does need to be done in the county you reside and may be done the month prior to, the month of and the month after your registration month.

Driver's License Information

To renew your Driver's License you need to be present in our office Monday - Friday by 3:45 p.m.  All testing ends at 3:30 p.m. daily.  We offer car drives (no CDL or motorcycle) by appointment on Tuesdays only from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. Driver's license may be renewed 30 days prior and no more than 60 days after expiration and can be renewed in any Iowa county that offers the service.  A Real ID drivers license will be required by October 2020 (a gold star in the upper right hand corner of your license).  To obtain a Real ID you are required to bring in  ALL of the following documents:  State Certified Birth Certificate (not the hospital one) or valid US passport, proof of name change from birth (marriage license/divorce decree/court order) your Social Security Card (or a W-2/1099 with full number) and two (2) proofs of your current IA address.  Please note due to increased volume of customers even if you are in line before 3:45 there is a chance you may not be issued due to the number of customers ahead of you.


Credit and Debit cards are accepted in office for property tax, motor vehicle, and drivers license.  Beginning January 2, 2020 debit card service fees are:  $2.00 debit card and 2.25% of total charging for credit card.



Office Hours
  • Office Hours: 8:00AM - 4:30PM / Monday - Friday
  • Drivers License Station: 8:15AM - 3:45PM / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License Exams: 8:15AM - 3:30PM / Monday - Friday.  Computer tests;  oral tests (by appointment) may be given if office traffic allows. 
  • Car Drives are available Tuesday mornings between 8:30-11:00AM.  Call for appointment.  A current vehicle insurance card is required as well a vehicle in good working order.


  • 2020 Office Closings:
    •      Wednesday, January 1st for New Year's
    •      Monday, February 17th  for President's Day
    •      Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day
    •      Friday, July 3rd for Independence Day
    •      Monday, September 7th for Labor Day
    •      Wednesday, November 11th for Veterans Day
    •      Thursday & Friday, November 26th & 27th for Thanksgiving holiday
    •      Thursday & Friday December 24th & 25th for Christmas holiday
Contact Information
Our Location

Madison County Treasurer’s Office

201 W. Court Ave
P.O. Box 152
Winterset, IA 50273

Madison County Annex Complex (former Union State Bank)



Jana Corkrean


Took office on January 2, 2015


Our goal is to provide quality customer service to the residents of Madison County, and to all others who contact our office for help.

We hope this website will help provide you with the information you need.  We’re excited to be able to provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with the goal of making our office more convenient to you.

Qualified staff handles all phases of property tax collection, motor vehicle title and registration work, and driver’s license issuance. 

Thank you for stopping by!  Have a great day.

Jana, Angie, Stephany, Laurie, Kelly, Amanda