An owner of an off-road utility vehicle (ORV) may register or title an ORV in order to legally operate the ORV on public ice, a designated riding area, or a designated riding trail. Registration is not required for ORVs being used for agricultural purposes.
Documentation necessary to register and title a snowmobile, ATV, ORM, OMV, ORV, or UTV:
Iowa Off-Highway Vehicle Registration Reference Guide
Iowa Department of Natural Resources