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Geneva L Schneider took office as the Ellsworth County Treasurer in 2007

Deputy Treasurer: Shelby Soukup

Motor vehicle supervisor: Susan Roudybush
Clerk: Amanda Ellis

Office Hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday
We ask people to try to come in by 4:30, as we close out our programs at 4:45 everyday

COVID-19 Office Procedure
The Ellsworth Courthouse will open to the public May 19th at 8:00 am. In order to maintain proper social distancing, we can only have 2 customers in our office at one time. We have a sign up sheet outside our doors. You can sign up, wait in your car and we will either call you when it is your turn or come and get you.

We will not be able to process ANY driver's license at this time.

We are still encouraging customers to use our drop box or mail to complete their transactions. We will work with you via telephone or email to get these transactions completed and avoid a long wait time for in person service.

To get prices for a newly purchased vehicle:
   Either scan or use your phone to take pictures of the front and back of the title. If you purchased from a dealer take a picture of the sales tax receipt also.
   Email your pictures/scans to one of the email addresses listed below and we will work it up and contact you with the fees.

Here are some forms you may need:
Signature form
Tag refund form
Credit card authorization form
Replacement Title form
Electronic Title Sales Agreement - This form is used to get a 60 day temporary tag when you purchase a vehicle that has an E-title due to the seller having a lien on it.
Ag Exempt form - This form is needed when a trailer, work site utility vehicle or implement of husbandry (feed wagon) is declared as agricultural usage only so that we can exempt the sales tax.


Physical/Mailing Address:
210 N Kansas Ave, Ste 5
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Phone: 785-472-4152
Fax: 785-472-3818

Office Emails:


Our office processes Motor Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle transactions and Driver's License
We also bill for and collect Ad Valorem taxes
    The 1st half payment of taxes is due December 20th of each year and the 2nd half is due May 10th of the following year

Driver's License

      *Every driver's license transaction requires proof of residency
      *We only accept original documents, no photo copies
      *Birth Certificates and Marriage Certificates must be official, State issued documents
      *If you are a registered offender, have a concealed carry permit, or a CDL
      you will have to go to a full service DL office
      *We cannot process applicants who have foreign documents

  For information on Real ID
      view the Document Checklist & visit Homeland Security's   website
        Fees charged for Driver's License / ID Processing
               Motor vehicle report (driving record) for $10
        Forms you may need for Driver's License:
Parental Consent and farm affidavit
      *Teen Driving Log
      *Certification of Address
      *Letter of Concern
regarding an individual's driving

Online Address Change for Driver's License

Payment methods accepted in our office:
    *Credit/Debit cards (customer pays 2.5% convenience fee)

Motor Vehicle

2020 PN plate

Sample of the 2020 Personalized Plate Design
Each design series is valid for a 5 year period. 

As of August 15, 2018, tag offices across Kansas no longer have license plate inventory. When a customer needs a new plate, they will be issued a paper 30 day tag and the metal plate will be ordered, printed digitally on demand, and mailed to the customer within the 30 days.

License plate renewals can be done on the
iKan portal

horizontal wheelchair
We now have wheel chair decals that can be placed on special plates for your disabled parking privileges.
You can have 1 of the following combinations:
*2 placards
*1 placard & 1 disabled plate
*1 placard & 1 wheelchair sticker for a special plate.
List of
special plates

Online Payment of Property Taxes

Through a partnership with and the Kansas County Treasurers Association (KCTA) , the Ellsworth County Treasurers Office offers citizens the ability for online payment of property taxes. Citizens can go to and select (Ellsworth County). Simply follow the instructions on the screen. Two payment options, credit card or electronic check are available. This service allows for 24/7 secure payment access from any Internet connection.

The Kansas Department of Revenue has a new smart phone app that has a lot of great information on it.

With this app, you can:
Find a DL Office
Find a Treasurer's Office
Check the Status of your DL being mailed
Check to see if your vehicle insurance is on the State's System
Take Practice Driving Exams
Download Driving Handbooks
Online Address Change
Order your Driving Record
Check the Status of a Suspended DL
To get the App, go to or look for Kansas Vehicle Connect in your App Store.

Helpful Links

Access Kansas Official State Website
Drivers License Status Check
Kansas Vital Statistics
Reprint Vehicle Renewal Forms
Commercial Vehicle Resource
Organ Donation Info 
Ignition Interlock Device Installation
Personalized Plate Lookup

Helpful Forms  for your 2019-2020 IRS 2290



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