MVD Forms in Iowa

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Many of the Iowa Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) forms are available online. Others, however, are only available at your local MVD office, where you can request a printed copy. The forms listed below are mostly available as PDF files that can be viewed using the free Adobe Reader software.

If you're looking for a manual, head over to our pages on Iowa driver handbooks and motorcycle manuals.

If you can't find the form you need, or you need help accessing or completing a form, call the Iowa Department of Transportation at (515) 239-1101.

Most Requested Forms

Application for Certificate of Title and/or Registration for a Vehicle
Use this Iowa DOT form to register and title your vehicle.
Application for Certificate of Title and/or Registration of a Leased Vehicle
Apply for a title and registration for a leased vehicle from the Iowa DOT.
Application for Persons with Disabilities Parking Permit
Request a permanent OR temporary disabled parking placard or plates from the Iowa DOT.
Application for a Social Security Card
Application for a Social Security card. Completed form must be submitted to a Social Security office.
Change of Address Notice
Use this form to change your address with the Iowa DOT either by fax or mail. Send it to the address indicated on the form.

Driver's License & ID Forms

Affidavit for School License
Complete this form to apply for a hardship school license if you are underage and meet certain other criteria. MUST be signed by a parent/legal guardian.
Application for Temporary Extension of Motor Vehicle License
Submit this form to request an extension on the expiration date of your driver's license if you are currently located outside of Iowa.
Parents/Guardians Written Consent
Have your parent or legal guardian complete and sign this form in order to obtain an Iowa instructional permit.
Request for Extension of License for Military Service
Use this Iowa DOT form to request an extension to renew your driver's license if you are an active duty military member. MUST be signed by your commanding officer.

Title & Registration Forms

Application for Boats, Snowmobiles, ATVs and ORVs
This form is used to register your boat, ATV, or ORV with the Iowa Department of Transportation.
Cancellation of Security Interest
Use this form to release a lien on an Iowa vehicle.
Claim for Refund
File this form when requesting a registration fee refund from the Iowa Department of Transportation for reasons allowed by law. Consult the form for eligibility.
Notice of Sale of Vehicle and Delivery of Title
Use this form to confirm the termination of a lease OR when transferring a title to a buyer.

Buying & Selling Forms

Damage Disclosure Statement
Complete this form when selling a used vehicle to declare any damage. MUST be signed by both the buyer and seller.
Odometer Disclosure Statement
Complete this form when transferring a vehicle to a new owner. Buyer AND seller must sign.

Ticket & Violations Forms

Accident Report
File this Iowa DOT form after any accident causing personal injury, death, or property damage of more than $1,000.

Commercial Forms

Application for Military Skills Test Waiver
Fill out this form if you recently drove commercial vehicles in the military and are seeking an Iowa commercial driving test waiver. MUST be signed by your commanding officer.
Medical Examination Report for Commercial Driver Fitness Determination
Submit this medical certification form to the Iowa DOT when applying for a commercial driver's license. Must be completed by a medical professional.
Medical Examiners Certificate
Submit this form if you're eligible for exemption from the Iowa commercial driver's license medical examination.

Voter Registration Forms

Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Federal Post Card Application
Use this form to register to vote in Iowa AND/OR to request an absentee ballot.
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