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Driver and Vehicle Services

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

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Tabs-Vehicle Registration - Permits - Minnesota Resident


This 21-day temporary permit is issued by Minnesota dealers to Minnesota residents while they wait for their permanent license plates to arrive. It may not be renewed and is issued to all classes of vehicles.​


Policies and Procedures



Driver and Vehicle Services – Central Office
Town Square Building
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 168
Saint Paul, MN 55101-5168


Vehicle Services DVS.motor.vehicles@state.mn.us

Motor Vehicle: (651) 297-2126
Office Locations: (651) 297-2005
Assistance for Hearing Impaired Callers (TDD/TTY): (651) 282-6555