Driver’s Licenses/MN State ID’s

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Driver’s License Renewals

To renew your driver’s license:

  • Submit current driver’s license
  • Take the vision test
  • Allow a photo to be taken
  • Applicants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent.

Driver’s License Duplicates

To obtain a duplicate driver’s license or instruction permit:

MN State Identification Cards

If you do not have a driver’s license, you may apply for a state identification card:

  • Submit proof of identity ID/Residency Requirements
  • Provide verification of physical or mental disability
  • Allow a photo to be taken

Driver’s Instruction Permits

To obtain a driver’s instruction permit:

  • Submit valid test score sheet or current permit
  • Take the vision test
  • Applicants under 18 year of age must be accompanied by a parent.

Enhanced Driver’s Licenses

An Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) is a dual-purpose, optional card that combines a standard driver’s license with a border crossing document. The card allows a Minnesota resident to re-enter the U.S. by land or seaport when returning from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda or the Caribbean, speeding passage back across the border. There are specific requirements for obtaining an EDL. Always check with your destination for ID requirements before traveling.

*EDL are only processed W-F from 9:00am to 3:00pm.


REAL IDs set the requirements for state driver’s licenses and identification cards to be accepted for federal purposes such as boarding an airplane for domestic travel or entering certain secure federal facilities. REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and identification cards will be available in Minnesota beginning October 1, 2018. See Driver’s License & ID Options. For more information, please visit Driver & Vehicle Services.

Driver’s License Manuals

Driver’s license manuals are available for purchase or can be viewed online.

Manual Fee
Motorcycle $5
Regular Class D $5
Commercial $9

Did You Know?

You have 30 days to change your address or name on your driver’s license.

You have 60 days after moving to the State of Minnesota to obtain a State driver’s license and Minnesota license plates.

License Fees


License Center
Phone: 218-998-8080
Mailing: 545 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN, USA

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