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REAL IDs: What to Know

 Minnesota's REAL ID Driver's License and Identification Cards are now offered. Get more information here

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Did You Know?

  • You have 10 days to transfer a motor vehicle.
  • You have 30 days to change your address or name on your driver’s license.
  • You have 60 days after moving to the state to obtain a Minnesota driver’s license and Minnesota license plates
  • License tabs need to be purchased by the last day of the month displayed on your license plate.
  • As of August 1, 2016, there is no longer a 5-day waiting period for most marriage applications. Visit the Marriage Records page for complete details.
  • Insurance information for motor vehicles must be provided at the time of registration per Minnesota State Statute 169.798 Subd. 4, effective January 1, 2016. Proof of insurance includes the insurance company name, policy number and policy expiration date. Vehicle owners will not be allowed to renew their vehicle registration without providing the required information.