DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline
Starting June 1st we will accept walk in customers until 4:15 pm. Beginning October 1, 2021 appointments are no longer necessary.
- RENEWING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE OR ID?
- REAL ID
- Deadline has been extended to May 7, 2025
- DRIVER’S LICENSES AND ID’S
Effective August 1, 2023
- Anyone 21 years of age or older that has a valid, unexpired out of state driver's license will no longer be required to take the class D knowledge test or motorcycle knowledge test. This waiver does not include school bus or hazmat endorsement testing. These two tests will still be required if an applicant wants to transfer these endorsements.
- Anyone under the age of 21 years old who holds a valid out of state drivers license must complete a class D knowledge test. If they hold a motorcycle endorsement, they will also be required to take the motorcycle knowledge test.
- Anyone that holds a valid out of state instruction permit will be required to take the class D knowledge test no matter their age.
- Save time and pre-apply online. https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs/Pages/default.aspx
- MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION RENEWALS
- Drop off and mail options are strongly recommended
- The Cloquet office will accept drop off and mailed tab renewals at 14 N 11th Street Suite 130, Cloquet, MN 55720.
- For drop off and mail options, you MUST include your renewal slip (or a note with ALL required vehicle info) AND insurance company name, policy number, full expiration date AND check or money order (no cash) and your phone number.
- DNR RENEWALS
- Drop off and mail options are strongly recommended--call our office for help with fees.
- The Cloquet office will accept drop off and mailed renewals at 14 N 11th Street Suite 130, Cloquet, MN 55720.
- For drop off and mail options, you must include your renewal card, phone number and check (no cash).
- DNR information number 800-285-2000.
- ATV Transfers / Renewals
- Auto Title transfers
- Boat Transfers / Renewals
- Disability Parking Certificates
- Duplicate License Plates/Tabs
- Duplicate Titles
- License Tab Renewals
- New vehicle registration
- Out-of-state vehicle registration
- Snowmobile Transfers / Renewals
- Special License Plate applications
- State ID Cards
See a list of requirements for obtaining an ID in Minnesota for the first time.
Understand how to renew your Minnesota driver's license.
See how to get an ID duplicate.
See requirements for a drivers instruction permit.
Review a list of fees for Driver's License, Identification Cards and other services.
View and download documents such as manuals and visual acuity forms.
See information on ATVs, Boats, and Snowmobiles.