Courthouse Hours
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Monday - Friday Driver's License Hours
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Monday - Friday Renewals
8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Written Test
8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Driving Test Wednesdays By Appointment



Meeting Concerning the Iowa River Bridge


A public information meeting to discuss the proposed reconstruction of the Iowa River bridge near Wapello will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 between 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM at the Charles W. Briggs Community Center, Wapello, Iowa.


All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting to discuss design alternatives and potential right-of-way impacts of the proposed bridge replacement project.


A formal presentation will be made at 6:00.  Louisa County and Consultant staff will also be available before and after the formal presentation to discuss the project.


For additional information contact the Louisa County Engineer’s Office at 319-523-5271.


ATV Safety Course



(1)       Study the ONLINE course at (course is FREE-certificate will cost) ($34.95) ($25.00)

(2)    Pass the ONLINE Exam

(3)    Pay the FEE for the Certificate and either print it or it will be sent to you.








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Hillcrest Crisis recovery team
Help is available 24/7

This crisis line is supported by Louisa county and Southeast Iowa Link, a Mental Health & Disability Services Region serving the counties of Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Van Buren and Washington.

Louisa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 11,387 in the 2010 census, a decline from 12,183 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Wapello. Louisa County is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Area: 418 sq miles (1,083 km²)
Founded: 1836
Population: 11,369 (2011)
County seat: Wapello