ATV and Snowmobile Registration and Title
The Clay County Recorder has the responsibility of registering and titling
ATVs, ORVs and snowmobiles of Clay County residents. The registrations expire
on December 31st of each year. Titles are required on all ATVís registered
since January 2000 and on all snowmobiles registered since January 1998.
Beginning July 1, 2009, Clay County will also be responsible for
collection of sales tax on ATVs, ORVs and Snowmobiles.
State Sales Tax Information:
||Sales of ATVs, ORVs and Snowmobiles in Iowa 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.
||Anyone purchasing a ATV, ORV or Snowmobile from an individual should obtain a receipt
that shows the cost of the ATV, ORV or Snowmobile. The buyer will then pay the sales tax
on the cost of the ATV, ORV or Snowmobile to the County Recorder.
Items needed when transferring an ATV/snowmobile:
ATV & Snowmobile Laws:
For more information about ATV and Snowmobile Registrations and Titles,
visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website.
Bill of Sale Boat,
ATV, or Snowmobile
Application for Registration, Title and Security Interest
Click on the links below for more specific information about the
other Recorders services.
Recorders Home Page
Service Records Information
Real Estate Information
Records and Iowa Land Record Website
Information and Fees
Estate Transfer Tax Calculator
License Registration Information
Vital Records Information
Death and Marriage
Information and Application
300 W 4th St Suite 3
Spencer IA 51301
Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday
Office holder name:
Term: Four Years Bond $10,000
Term Expires 12/31/2014
used in the Recorder's office
Iowa Land Records
Transfer Tax Calculator
Other Related Links:
Iowa Secretary of State
U.S. Passport Agency
State of Iowa Government
Iowa Department of