Treasury

The Ellis County Treasurer’s Office, per State Statute, is responsible for the tax billing, collection, and distribution of tax monies for the State, County, Cities and all other taxing entities that levy Ad Valorem and/or special assessment taxes.  In addition, the Treasurer’s office is also responsible for all other monies belonging to Ellis County and/or directed by law to be paid to the Treasurer.

The Treasurer’s Office also acts as an agent for the Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles, and is responsible for the titling, registration, and all other various motor vehicle transactions for vehicles owned by residents of Ellis County.

QLess system

Residents can use several options to join the line at the Treasurer's Office.

SMS Text Messaging: Text EllisCountyKS to (785)329-0287. You will be asked to join the line for the queue of your choice, for example title work, tag renewal, etc. Enter your name to be placed into the line. An estimated wait time will be sent to you. Once summoned to a station, you may enter the office to proceed.

QLess App (available on Android or iPhone): Download the QLess app, then search the available list for Ellis County Treasurer’s Office. Follow the prompts to join the queue of your choice. An estimated wait time will be sent to you via text message. Once summoned to a station, you can enter the office to proceed.

Home Kiosk: Go to https://kiosk.na8.qless.com/kiosk/app/home/78 to join the line from any physical location and any device. The link also will be available by going to www.ellisco.net, located on the Treasurer’s Office department page. The estimated wait time will be sent to you via text message. Once summoned to a station, you may enter the office to proceed.

Office Kiosk: a kiosk is available at the Treasurer’s office to join the line. You can visit the office and sign in on the iPad to the queue of your choice. An estimated wait time will be sent to you via text message. Once summoned to a station, you can enter the office to proceed.

      **Residents who miss their appointments will have to start over and join the line again. There are several options for extending a customer’s wait time via text if they cannot make it at their scheduled time. Staff will be in the office to assist the public with logging in to the system and to answer questions. There will be options if a person does not have a cell phone.

 

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    Vernon Ruder, Jr.

    Treasurer
    Phone: 785-628-9465

    718 Main St.

    P.O. Box 520

    Hays, KS 67601


    Ph: (785) 628-9465

    Motor Vehicle Fax: (785) 628-9470

    Alternate Fax: (785) 628-9467


    Hours

    Monday-Friday

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm


    Commercial Vehicle Hours

    Monday-Friday

    8:00 am - 3:00 pm