Motor Vehicle Payments

Payment Options


Payment options are available to you when paying your Hardin County Motor Vehicle Renewal Registration. 

  • Online or by telephone at 641-939-8226:
  • By mail:
    • Payment with Renewal Notice can be mailed to:
      Hardin County Treasurer
      P.O. 391
      Eldora, IA 50627

      Make the check payable to: Hardin County Treasurer.
  • In person:
    • In addition to cash or checks, credit and debit cards are accepted (fees apply to cards). To pay in person, come to:
      Hardin County Courthouse.
      1215 Edgington Avenue
      Eldora, IA 50627
  • Drop box
    • Payment by drop box after hours can be made at the Hardin County Courthouse. The drop box is located by the doors on the south entrance of the courthouse. 
    • When paying by mail or drop box, always use a check.

Choosing Best Form of Payment


Please choose a manner and method of payment that will be convenient for you and will give you the best assurance that your payment will be timely. If you choose to mail your payment, make sure that you have the proper U.S. Postal Service postmark.

Applicable Service Delivery Fees

Payment Type In Person Online
Cash No Fee Not Accepted
Check/Electronic Check No Fee $0.40 per transaction
Credit Card 2.25% plus $1.50 per transaction 2.25% plus $1.50 per transaction
Debit Card $2 per transaction Not Accepted