Treasurer/Motor Vehicle

The Ransom County Treasurer is an elected position with a four-year term. The Treasurers duties are listed in the North Dakota Century Code. They include receiving all incoming money, reconcile bank accounts, collect fines and fees from county offices, monthly disbursements to various taxing authorities, invest county funds to receive best returns, and provide information to the lending agencies, realtors, and general public.

Tax Payment Options

Online Payment-Pay your taxes online using either e-check or by credit card. Pay online here. A convenience fee will be added to online payments.
US Mail & Special Delivery- Your payment must be postmarked on or before the due date to be considered on time. Payments must be US dollars by money order, cashier’s check or by personal check.

Escrow– Your lending institution may be escrowing your taxes for you. Contact your mortgage company or lending Institution if you have questions.

MAIL TAX PAYMENT TO:
Ransom County Treasurer
PO Box 629
204 5th Ave W.
Lisbon, ND 58054-0629

Motor Vehicle Branch Information

The Ransom County Treasurer’s office is a full-service Motor Vehicle Branch Office. We offer vehicle licenses renewal, title transfers, duplicate titles, tabs, and registration cards, weight increase/decrease, and a variety of other motor vehicle registration services.

A service fee is assessed by Ransom County which is retained in the county general fund.

Drivers License Renewals

the driver’s license site is open the 2nd Thursday every month, and is located at:

National Guard Armory
504 Prospect St
Lisbon, ND 58054

Telephone: 701-239-8940

Hours:
8:40 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 3:20 PM

Real Estate Tax

Tax season begins January 1st when taxes become due. A 5% discount is allowed on real estate and mobile home taxes if paid in full on for before February 15. Discount does not apply to specials.

Tax may be paid in first and second installments. First installment consists of one-half of the consolidated tax and the full amount of special assessments and drains.

First installment is due on or before March1.
If not paid on or before March 1 use the following penalty schedule.

If paid on or after….  Your penalty will be….
March 2 3%
May 1 6%
July 1 9%
October 15 12%

Second installment consists of the remaining half of the consolidated tax due on or before October 15.
If not paid on or before October 15, use the following penalty schedule.

If paid on or after….  Your penalty will be….
October 16  6% to January 1

Interest of 12% per annum will begin after January 1.

Mobile Home Tax

If total amount is paid by February 15, a 5% discount is allowed.

First installment is delinquent March 1.

If paid on or after….  Your penalty will be….
March 1 2%
April 1 4%
May 1 6%
June 1 8%

Second installment is due June 1.

If paid on or after….  Your penalty will be….
July 1 2%
August 1 4%
September 1 6%
October 1 8%
Ransom County Commission

Ransom County Commission meets the first and third Tuesday each month.

Contact Us

Suzanne Anderson, Treasurer
701.683.6117
suzanne.anderson@co.ransom.nd.us

Sarah Bleecker, Deputy Treasurer
701.683.6121
sarah.bleecker@co.ransom.nd.us

Motor Vehicle Branch
701-683-6152

204 5th Avenue West
PO Box 629
Lisbon, ND 58054

Ransom County Court House is Handicapped Accessible, with ground floor elevator.

Pay Your Taxes!

Pay online here. 
A
 convenience fee will be added to online payments.

Pay by telephone:
1-800-272-9829

Jurisdiction code for Ransom County: 4418

Hours

Motor Vehicle
Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Treasurer
Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed Holidays

Important Links:

Enderlin City
701-437-3476
www.enderlinnd.com

Lisbon City-Civic & Commerce
701-683-5680
www.lisbonnd.com

North Dakota Association of Counties
Toll Free- 800-932-8730
www.ndaco.org