Motor Vehicle Division

Attention icon Iowa DOT offices closed for Christmas and New Year's holidays

All Iowa Department of Transportation business locations will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Most business locations will resume normal operations on the Tuesday following the holiday closure.

In addition, all Iowa DOT driver’s license stations will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23, and Saturday, Dec. 30.

As always, online services are available 24/7 at www.iowadot.gov. Self-service kiosks are also available in convenient locations like libraries and retail shops throughout the state. Kiosk users should check the host location's holiday schedule to determine hours and availability.

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Commercial motor carrier information
515-237-3268

Commercial motor vehicle enforcement line
515-237-3305
omve@iowadot.us

Driver's license information 
515-244-8725
Fax: 515-239-1837
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Investigative Bureau
515-237-3050
invbureau@iowadot.us

Oversize/Overweight permits
515-237-3264

Vehicle registration information
515-237-3110
Vehicle registration is handled by your county treasurer's office. Please contact them for questions regarding your registration fees.

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