Welcome to Madison County, Iowa


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

Property Taxes

March 2019 property taxes are now delinquent.  Per Iowa Code Chapter 446 a tax sale will be held on June 17, 2019 in which all unpaid taxes will be sold.



Tax Sale Information

2019 Tax Sale Terms & Conditions


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 and two (2) proofs of your current IA address.


Credit and Debit cards are accepted in the courthouse office for property tax, motor vehicle, and drivers license.  Remember that there IS a service delivery fee/applicable card fee for any of these transactions. 



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.


  • 2018 Office Closings:
    •      Monday, January 1st for New Year's
    •      Monday, February 18th  for President's Day
    •      Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day
    •      Thursday, July 4th for Independence Day
    •      Monday, September 2rd for Labor Day
    •      Monday, November 11th for Veterans Day
    •      Thursday & Friday, November 28th & 29th for Thanksgiving holiday
    •      Tuesday & Wednesday December 24th & 25th for Christmas holiday
Contact Information
Our Location

Madison County Treasurer’s Office

112 N. John Wayne Dr
P.O. Box 152
Winterset, IA 50273

South entrance, 1st floor of courthouse

(Handicapped) entrance ramp on southeast corner in the enclosed shed.  Once you get down ramp and into hallway, turn to your right and then to the right again at next hallway.  Elevator is on your left.  (see signs)



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