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Buchanan County Treasurer





 Gina Mether

Took office on 8/12/2019


To see information that is specific to our office please visit the Buchanan County Treasurer's Website.
Any changes in operation hours will be posted on the Buchanan County website.

Office Information

We recommend you pay your property and vehicle renewal (tag) taxes online.  It's easy, fast and safe. Online payment options include Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and eCheck - an electronic transfer of funds from your bank account to the County bank account.


Buchanan County Treasurer's Office
210 5th Ave NE
PO Box 319
Independence, IA 50644

The courthouse is located on Hwy 150 North- Just North of Kwik Star.

Contact Info


Tax Department: 319-334-4340
Motor Vehicle Department: 319-334-2005
Driver's License Department: 319-334-7456


Fax: 319-334-7454



Office Staff

Tax Deputy - Barbara
Motor Vehicle Deputy - Tammy
Driver License Deputy - Mellisa
Driver License Clerk - Amber
Clerk - Heather

Email Questions, Concerns or Comments to:


Driver's License Hours:

Monday - Friday        8:00AM - 4:00PM

Daily Testing Hours   8:00AM- 3:30PM

Drive Tests are scheduled by appointment only.
Any changes in hours will be posted on the Buchanan Treasurer's homepage.

Taxes, Titles, and Registration

Monday - Friday        8:00AM - 4:30PM


Our office will be closed on the Following Holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Our office will close at Noon for year end and fiscal year end balancing on:

  • Friday, June 28th, 2019
  • Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

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Thank you for the ability and ease of paying my taxes and vehicle registration online. The website is great!