Howard County, Iowa Recorder - ATV, ORV and Snowmobile Registration, Title and Security Interest information. Application for Title and Instructions and Bill of Sale.

  Howard County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  ATVs, ORVs & Snowmobile Registration/Permit & Title

Notice regarding Snowmobile and ATV Registrations Expiration
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The Howard County Recorder has the responsibility of registering and titling ATV’s, ORV's, and snowmobiles of Howard County residents. The registrations expire on December 31st of each year. Titles are required on all ATV’s registered since January 2000, and on all snowmobiles registered since January 1998.

As of July 1, 2009, ATV's, ORV's and snowmobiles are subject to the state sales tax of 6 percent plus local option taxes, if any. This applies to sales by individuals, as well as, dealers.

Items needed when transferring an ATV/snowmobile:

Bill of Sale

Title, if applicable (signature of seller required on backside of title)
Proof sales tax has been paid, if applicable
Application for Registration, Title and Security Interest

ATV & Snowmobile Laws:
For more information about ATV, ORV and Snowmobile Registrations and Titles, visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website.

Bill of Sale Boat, ATV, ORV or Snowmobile
Application for Registration, Title and Security Interest

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Howard County Courthouse
137 North Elm Street
Cresco IA 52136

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am -  4:30pm

Phone Number:

FAX Number:

County Recorder:
Cherri L. Caffrey

Employees in Recorder's Office:
Deputy Recorder:
Roxann Vokaty

PT Clerk:
Lori Balik

Recorder Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Recorder's office

By clicking on the links below you will be leaving the Howard County website and opening a new website.

Recorder Links:
Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC)

Iowa Land Records

Other Related Links:
Iowa DNR

Iowa Secretary of State

State of Iowa Government

Iowa Legislature
General Assembly

Iowa Department of
Public Health

Genealogy Websites:
Iowa GenWeb

Roots Web

US GenWeb

Iowa Gravestone
Photo Project

Iowa Prairie Visions: Restore Prairie by the Volunteer Committee of the Wapsi Great Western Line - Riceville, IA

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Chester - Lime Springs Community Center - Chester, IA

Law Enforcement Center - Cresco, IA