Treasurer/Motor Vehicle

The Ransom County Motor Vehicle Branch office is available by appointments from 9:30 to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. To schedule an appointment please call 1-855-633-6835 or visit the Motor Vehicle website at

For the Treasurer’s office please call 701-683-6117 from 8:30 to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday, or email via the contact information with any questions.

We also have property tax information listed on website

Vehicle Registration Kiosk

On March 1st, 2021 a yellow motor vehicle kiosk was installed in the courthouse. This kiosk will renew your vehicle tabs. It is located on the 2nd floor landing and the courthouse is open from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

The kiosk guides you through the renewal process including payment with a credit card and a registration card will be issued at that time. Just bring in your renewal notice that you received in the mail from Bismarck or your vehicle registration card to start the process.

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

Sarah Bleecker, Deputy Treasurer

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
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Closed Holidays

Important Links:
Enderlin City

Lisbon City-Civic & Commerce

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