The Ransom County Motor Vehicle office is taking appointments starting June 1, 2020.  To schedule an appointment please call 701-683-6152.  The office also has a drop box available and is accepting mailed and email paperwork for processing during regular business hours.

The Motor Vehicle office will be available to assist by phone Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 12:00 pm at 701-683-6152. Or visit the NDDOT website for their online services.

For the Treasurer’s office please call us at 701-683-6117 from 9am to 12pm Monday thru Friday, or email us via  the contact information with any questions.



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.

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.

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
[email protected]

Sarah Bleecker, Deputy Treasurer
[email protected]

Motor Vehicle Branch

Darla Haecherl

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. 
 convenience fee will be added to online payments.

Pay by telephone:

Jurisdiction code for Ransom County: 4418

Motor Vehicle
8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed Holidays

Important Links:
Enderlin City

Lisbon City-Civic & Commerce

North Dakota Association of Counties
Toll Free- 800-932-8730