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    Wayne County 2020 Tax Sale Publication List

                    2020 Wayne County Tax Sale Terms 

  The 2020 Wayne County Tax Sale will be held ONLINE at 9:00 a.m. on the third Monday of September at the Wayne County Courthouse in the Wayne County Treasurer's Office in Corydon, Iowa.  The annual tax sale is adjourned on a daily basis until all parcels are sold.

  The Wayne County Treasurer will be utilizing the online tax sale auction site to conduct the tax sale on September 21, 2020.  All bids will be placed online, the 2020 Tax Sale Terms will be coming soon for more details.  With implementation of the online tax sale bidders will not be present at the courthouse. 

 The Treasurer's Office is open by appointment only for driver's license and motor vehicle transfers.  Please call our office to make the appointment.  All motor vehicle renewals and property taxes are to be done by mail, drop box located at the west entrance of the courthouse or online.   Please work with us to keep the public and our staff healthy and safe so we may continue to be at your service.

Please use our website to pay property taxes and motor vehicle renewals when possible.  If you have a special circumstance please contact us ahead of time so we can decide how will be the best way to handle it.  Please be patient when contacting our office as we are very busy, leave a message and we will return your call.  Our number is 641-872-2515.  For additional information for Driver’s license go to Iowadot.gov.


                            Online Payment Services

                          Pay Property Taxes                 Pay Motor Vehicle Renewals

    Accepted On-Line Payment Methods-eCheck, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted for Internet transactions.



Property Taxes:

Property taxes maybe paid online. Current year taxes and delinquent taxes not covered by a tax sale certificate are available for payment online. Tax Sale Certificates can now be paid online.  IOWA LAW DOES NOT ALLOW PARTIAL PAYMENTS TO BE MADE ON TAX SALES!  SCHEDULED PAYMENTS WILL NOT APPLY TO TAX SALES!

To search for parcel numbers by name, enter the last name first followed by comma, a space, and then all or part of the first name. For example, to search for all parcels owned by John Smith, enter Smith, John.  If unable to bring up type in the last name only.

If paying by e-check you will be asked to enter your six-digit Tax Receipt number. Your Tax Receipt number is located in the bottom lefter corner of each payment stub on your tax statement. Please enter only the six digit receipt number, do not include the tax year.

Motor Vehicle:

Motor vehicle renewals maybe done online. You are not eligible to renew online unless you received a renewal notice that contains a PIN number.

Your vehicle does not qualify for online renewal if the vehicle registration requires proof of insurance or if any state debts are owed. Half year license and apportioned vehicles are not eligible for online renewal at this time. ( This is an enhancement that will be available in the future!!)


Drivers License:

You may renew your drivers license in our office Monday through Friday. Renewal maybe done 30 days before your birthday and up to 60 days after your birthday.  We encourage everyone to renew your driver's license in our office as to assist in keeping this service in our office.

Veterans Designation

Iowa veterans can now add a Veteran designation to their drivers license or non-operator id card is being renewed, or, if you are being issued for the first time. (For example, if you are moving in from out of state.) A link to the required form can be found by clicking here. Your County's Veterans Affairs office will need to complete part of that form before the designation can be added to your drivers license or identification card or your DD214 can be provided. Please share this post to help spread the word to Veterans.

***A $30.00 service charge will be assessed on all e-checks returned due to insufficient funds***



202Office Hours
  • Office Hours: 8:00- 4:00 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License: 8:00- 3:45 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License Written Testing: 8:00 - 3:00 / Monday - Friday
  • Car Drives: 9:00 - 3:00 / Thursday by appointment only
  • No Pre trip, CDL Drive exams or motorcycle skills testing available


  • The office will be closed on the following days:
  • Monday, January 20 - Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday February 17 - President's Day
  • Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day
  • Friday July 3 - Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7 - Labor Day
  • Wednesday, November 11- Veteran’s Day
  • Thursday & Friday November 26 & 27 - Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 24 dismiss at 2:00 p.m. Christmas Eve
  • Friday & Monday, December  25 & 28 - Christmas
  • Friday, January 1, 2021 - New Years Day
Contact Information
  • Phone: 641-872-2515
  • Fax: 641-872-3330
  • Email:kswearingin@waynecountyia.org

    Office staff:

  • Motor Vehicle Deputy - Amanda Cooper
  • Tax Deputy-Laura Henderson
Our Location

Wayne County Treasurers’ Office:
100 N Lafayette St P.O. Box 435
Corydon, IA 50060

We are located on the second floor of the courthouse. Elevator access is available on the southwest corner of the courthouse.


Kim Swearingin

Hi, I would like to welcome you to our home page. We feel this web site is a great asset for our office as well as for the public and are very excited to have you visit.

The following services are provided in our office: Property Tax Collection, Motor Vehicle Title transfers and registration, and Driver’s License Issuance.

I hope this website, will make contacting our office easier and more convenient with access to information 24 hours a day 7 days a week. If you have any questions that cannot be answered feel free to give our office a call or email us at kswearingin@waynecountyia.org. 

Please visit us again!!!!,

Kim Swearingin

Wayne County Treasurer