Motor Vehicle

Linn County Motor Vehicle continually strives to be the leader in excellent customer service, providing precise and accurate information for all title and registration needs.


  • Issues vehicle titles, registration renewals, personalized and other special license plates, and junking certificates
  • Notates and releases security interests
  • Collects use tax, registration, and document fees
  • Processes credits and refunds of vehicles transferred
  • Serves as an agent of the Iowa Department of Transportation and Department of Revenue and Finance
Frequently Asked Questions
Review a list of frequently asked questions relating to topics such as title, registration, calculation of registration fees, replacement documents, refunds or credits, and special or personalized plates.