Polk County Recorder’s Office


When do current ATV/ORV/ORM/Snowmobile registrations expire?

December 31, 2018

How do I renew my registration?

You can renew online, by mail or in our office.

What forms of payment do you accept?

If you renew online, you can pay with Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card. In the office we accept cash, check or credit card.

How long does it take to get my registration?

If you renew online, you will receive your registration in 5-7 business days, unless unusual circumstances exist. If you renew at our office you will get your registration in 5-15 minutes, depending on waiting time.

How do I contact your office with a question?

You can contact us by calling 515-286-3162 or visiting https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/recorder/contact-us/.

Where is your office located?

We are located in the Polk County Administration Building at 111 Court Ave, Downtown Des Moines, on the 2nd floor Suite 250.

Contact Us

Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-286-3160