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Are DPS-DVS exam stations open for services?

There are 24 DVS exam stations open to the public. Locations and services are listed on the DVS locations page

The remaining exam stations will remain closed in order to be more efficient and expand the number of tests offered on a daily basis. The exam stations that aren’t reopening only offered road tests several times per week, requiring examiners to travel to exam stations within the region in order to conduct tests. Focusing on the regional exam stations allows examiners to remain at one exam station and use the time they would have spent traveling conducting more tests.

Timeline: 

  • DPS-DVS reopened 14 exam stations to serve customers statewide on May 19.
    • These locations are St. Paul, Arden Hills, Anoka, Eagan, Plymouth, Rochester, Mankato, Marshall, Willmar, Detroit Lakes, St. Cloud, Duluth, Grand Rapids and Bemidji.
    • The Brainerd exam station was scheduled to reopen May 19, but was delayed due to a fire in Brainerd City Hall. 
  • DPS-DVS reopened Fairmont exam station on May 26 for road tests only.
  • DPS-DVS reopened Virginia and Austin exam stations in early November. Virginia Exam Station only offers road tests. 
  • DPS-DVS reopened the Faribault exam station on Nov. 16 for road tests only.  

Exam stations are open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Independently owned and operated deputy registrar and driver’s license agent offices reopened to offer their normal driver and vehicle services at their counters on May 18 if they chose to. Visit the DVS locations page to find a list of open offices and services.


 

What is DPS-DVS doing to protect the health and safety of customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

 

DPS-DVS is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) guidelines to implement social distancing and sanitizing strategies to stop the spread of COVID-19. These include:

  • Wellness screenings for staff and customers:
    • DVS staff will be asked health-screening questions before starting their workday. DVS staff will ask customers the same series of health-screening questions before they enter the exam station including:
      • Have you been in close and prolonged physical contact (within less than 6 feet for at least 10 minutes) with an individual who has tested positive for or been diagnosed with COVID-19, or exposed to their cough or sneeze, within the last 14 calendar days; or have you tested positive for or been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 14 calendar days?
      • Have you had a fever or felt feverish in the past 72 hours?
      • Have you taken any fever-reducing medication to reduce a fever in the past 72 hours?
      • Have you had cough, shortness of breath, or any other symptoms of COVID-19 (muscle aches, headache, sore throat, diarrhea, or loss of taste or smell) within the last 72 hours?
    • DVS staff will conduct a temperature check.
    • If the DVS staff or a customer has a fever of 100.4 or higher, answers “yes” to any of the health screening questions, or refuses to answer the questions they will not be allowed to enter the exam stations.
  • Social distancing:
    • Exam stations will have social distancing signs and floor decals to help customers and staff maintain the recommended six feet social distance.
    • Plexiglass is installed at counters to provide a barrier between customers and exam staff.
    • Lines may be longer and extend outside at exam stations due to the required six feet between customers. Customers should dress for the elements and plan accordingly.
  • Personal Protective Equipment:
    • DVS staff will wear a face mask inside exam stations. Customers must wear face masks inside exam stations. Face masks are required for class D road tests.
    • DVS staff will wear gloves.
    • DVS will provide hand sanitizer to use while inside exam stations and will have sanitizing wipes to disinfect the counter area in between customers.
  • Virtual Lobby: DVS exam stations are offering a virtual lobby. You can check in virtually when you arrive and receive a text message when it’s your turn at the counter. 
    • Deputy registrar and driver’s license agent offices are independently owned and operated, so they may not have this feature.
  • Only the applicant is allowed inside the exam station unless they are younger than 18, in which case a parent or guardian must accompany them. This will help customers and staff maintain social distance.
 

Independently owned and operated deputy registrar and driver’s license agent offices will be implementing their own social distancing and sanitizing strategies based on CDC and MDH guidelines.

 

 
 

How does the DVS exam station virtual lobby work? 


DPS-DVS exam stations use a virtual lobby to eliminate the need for customers to wait in line in or outside exam stations. DPS-DVS exam stations are operating at a reduced capacity due to COVID-19. 

When a person arrives at a DVS exam station, they check in to the virtual lobby for the service they need by scanning a QR code or sending a text to the number provided. This information is posted on a sign at each exam station.

Customers then complete their wellness screening and wait in their vehicle or somewhere else until they receive a text telling them it's their turn for service. 

Those who do not have a cell phone can request a card with a number and wait nearby. DVS staff notify those customers when it's their turn. 



My license expired March 31, 2021, when extensions ended, and I haven't renewed. What are my renewal options?

Minnesotans with driver's licenses or ID cards that expired March 31 when COVID-19 extensions ended, who have not renewed no longer have valid driver's licenses or ID cards. These cardholders should renew as soon as possible. No testing is required as long as a driver's license is expired less than one year and was in good standing prior to expiring.

  • Renew a standard driver's license online at drive.mn.gov
    • This convenient option is available for standard driver's licenses or ID cards that do not require name, address, signature or driver's license number changes. Your driver's license or ID card must be valid or expired less than one year. A person's record is updated as soon as the online application is complete.
  • Renew in person at a regional DVS exam station, deputy registrar or driver's license agent office
    • Minnesotans must use this option to make changes to their driver's license or ID card or apply for a REAL ID or enhanced driver's license or ID card. They should pre-apply online at drive.mn.gov before visiting their local office. 
      • Those who choose to apply for a REAL ID will not be able to use their expired driver's license or ID card as a valid proof of Minnesota residence. State and federal law require valid driver's licenses or ID cards for proof of residence. REAL ID applicants will need to select two other options from the required document list.
    • Regional DVS exam stations accept driver's license renewals and applications on a first-come-first-served basis. No appointments are required. Customers check into a virtual lobby at the office entrance and wait in their vehicle until they receive a text that it is their turn for service. 
    • Deputy registrar and driver's license agent offices are independently owned and operated. Many require appointments for all services and have limited appointments available. Locations and service information are on the DPS-DVS website.



My permit expired March 31, 2021, when extensions ended, and I haven't renewed. What are my renewal options?

Minnesotans whose permits expired on March 31, 2021, when extensions ended have options.

  • Class D Instruction Permits
    • Expired permit holders cannot legally operate a vehicle on Minnesota roads.
    • Prospective drivers may take one road test using an expired permit. The only exception: a person who previously failed the road test and needed to complete additional practice time must have a valid permit to take their next road test.
    • Minnesotans may renew their class D instruction permit at a DVS exam station or driver's license office without passing the class D knowledge test if their permit is expired less than one year.​
    • No additional documentation is required if a person is not changing their name or address.
  • Motorcycle Instruction Permits
    • Expired permit holders cannot legally operate a motorcycle on Minnesota roads.
    • Prospective motorcycle riders may take one motorcycle road test using an expired permit. Motorcycle riders may take and pass the Basic Rider Course to earn their motorcycle endorsement if their permit is expired less than one year.
    • Minnesotans with expired motorcycle instruction permits are required to take and pass the motorcycle knowledge test to apply for a new permit. Motorcycle knowledge tests are available at DVS exam stations on a first come first served basis.
    • No additional documentation is required if a person is not changing their name or address.
  • Commercial Learner Permits
    • Expired permit holders cannot legally operate a commercial vehicle on Minnesota roads.
    • Prospective commercial vehicle drivers must have a valid commercial learner permit to take the commercial road test.
    • Minnesotans with expired commercial learner permits need to take and pass the applicable commercial driver's license knowledge test(s) to apply for a new permit. Commercial driver's license knowledge tests are available at DVS exam stations on a first come first served basis.
    • No additional documentation is required if a person is not changing their name or address.
 

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My driver’s license is expiring, is there an extension to renew?
 

Extensions to renew driver's licenses and ID cards ended March 31, 2021. Current legislation does not allow further extensions.

Minnesotans who need to renew or apply for a driver's license or ID card should pre-apply online at drive.mn.gov  and visit their local deputy registrar or driver's license agent office to complete their application in person. Minnesotans can renew their standard driver's license online at drive.mn.gov if there are no name, address, signature or driver's license number changes. Regional DPS-DVS exam stations, not including the locations only offering exams, accept renewal applications and new driver's license applications on a first-come-first-served basis. A complete list of office locations and services is on the DVS office locations page.​



Resources:

If you have already pre-applied at drive.mn.gov, your application will stay in the DPS-DVS system.​



 

My disability parking certificate or permit expired or is expiring. Is there an extension to renew due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

 
Extensions to renew disability parking certificates or permits ended March 31, 2021. Current legislation does not allow further extensions.

Gov. Walz signed a bill into law that extends the expiration date for disability parking certificates and permits that would have expired during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency. This includes permits expiring between March 13, 2020 and Feb. 28, 2021. DPS-DVS automatically extends those expiration dates to March 31, 2021. 


 

 

Will I be required to take a photo and vision screening when renewing my standard driver's license or ID card?

 

No. Gov. Walz signed a bill into law May 27 that waives the photo and vision screening requirement for Minnesotans renewing or replacing their standard driver’s license or identification card. This only applies when there is no change to the applicant’s name, address, signature or card number. 

 

This applies to standard applications submitted now through June 30, 2021. Minnesotans will need to take a new photo and have their vision screened at the time of their next renewal.

 

This change allows Minnesotans to renew or replace their standard driver’s license or ID card online at drive.mn.gov provided there is no name, address, signature or license number change. As of June 3, Minnesotans can do this by selecting Apply for a Driver’s License or State ID and following the prompts. You will need to provide required information and pay a fee. Your application will be processed and arrive in the mail.

Minnesota law automatically extends the expiration of any driver's license, ID card or permit that would have expired between March 13, 2020 and Feb. 28, 2021 to March 31, 2021. Current legislation does not allow further extensions.

DVS exam stations, deputy registrars and driver's license agent offices have been carefully sanitizing and cleaning vision screening equipment between uses.

 

 

Can I renew my standard driver’s license or ID card online?

 

Yes. Gov. Walz signed a bill into law May 27 that waives the photo and vision screening requirement for Minnesotans renewing or replacing their standard driver’s license or identification card.

This change allows Minnesotans to renew or replace their standard driver’s license or ID card online as of June 3, provided there is no name, address, signature or license number change. In order to renew online, your driver’s license must currently be valid or expired for less than one year.

  • To renew online, visit drive.mn.gov​ and select Apply for a Driver’s License or State ID and follow the prompts.​
    • ​You will need to provide required information and pay a fee. 
    • When you complete the application, print the pop-up confirmation page. You will not receive a confirmation email. If you need a temporary credential, you will need to bring the printed confirmation page to your local deputy registrar or driver's license agent office.
    • Your application will be processed and new card will arrive in the mail.

Minnesotans who renew their standard driver’s license or ID card while the photo and vision requirement is waived will not be required to complete a vision screening or have a new photo taken until the next time they renew or upgrade their license. This applies to standard applications submitted now through June 30, 2021.

Minnesotans who are 18 or older can renew their permit or apply to upgrade their provisional driver's license to a standard driver's license online as long as there is no name, address, signature or license number change. Minnesotans who are younger than 18 cannot renew their permit or apply for a driver's license online, because parental consent is required in person to complete those applications. They will need to visit an open office. 

If you are upgrading to a REAL ID or enhanced driver’s license you will need to visit an open deputy registrar or driver’s license agent office to complete this application. You can pre-apply online at drive.mn.gov before your office visit to save time.

 

 

My vehicle tabs will expire soon, is there an extension to renew?

 

Minnesotans can renew vehicle registrations online, by mail and at deputy registrar offices during the peacetime emergency. As such, there are no extensions for expired or expiring vehicle registrations.

  • Renew vehicle registration for a car, pickup under 1 ton or SUV online at drive.mn.gov.
    • US Bank charges a separate service fee of 2.49% for all credit card transactions. ACH (electronic check) payments have a separate service fee of $1.50. DPS-DVS does not determine or collect these service fees for online registration renewals.
  • Mail your vehicle registration by sending the bottom half of your renewal notice with your check or money order made payable to DVS Renewal to:
    • DVS Renewal
    • PO Box 64587
    • St. Paul, MN 55164-0587
  • Call your local deputy registrar office to find out if they are offering vehicle registration renewal. You can find a list of open locations on the DVS office locations page.

Minnesotans have until the last day of the expiration month to renew their vehicle registration. They must display their registration stickers by the 10th of the following month.

For example, Minnesotans whose vehicle registration expires in April have until April 30 to renew their registration and until May 10 to display the new stickers on their license plates.

DVS continues to receive and process mailed renewals, deposit checks and mail license plates and stickers to customers.

 

 

I renewed my registration more than two weeks ago and haven't received my stickers; what should I do?

 

If you mailed your registration renewal more than two weeks ago and haven't renewed your tabs, please notify DVS by completing the Report Registration Tabs Not Received contact form online at drive.mn.gov.

 

 

Is the Oct. 1, 2020 federal REAL ID enforcement date extended?

 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement deadline to Oct. 1, 2021. The deadline was originally set for Oct. 1, 2020, but is delayed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minnesotans do not need to visit their local office to renew early in order to apply for a REAL ID at this time.

 

 

My driver’s license is expiring. Can I complete a Snowbird packet to renew my license?

 

Snowbird procedures cannot be used to renew your license if you are living in Minnesota, per state law.

 

Find a list of open offices on the DVS locations pageMinnesotans can renew or replace their standard driver’s license or ID card online at drive.mn.gov provided there is no name, address, signature or license number change. 

 



Can I apply for a permit or driver's license once I pass my knowledge or road test?

DVS exam stations are accepting permit and driver’s license applications that require a knowledge or road test. Exam stations are only able to serve a limited number of customers each day in order to allow for social distancing inside the building. If you have midday or afternoon knowledge or road test appointment, you may not be able to complete your application that same day depending on the current number of people waiting for that service. If this happens, you can visit a nearby deputy registrar or driver’s license agent office​ to complete your application.


 

When can I schedule a new class D road test?

 

Any Minnesotan who needs to schedule a class D road test can do so online at drive.mn.gov.

 As of August, DVS is administering an average of 768 road tests daily.​

Minnesotans who already have road test appointments scheduled at the exam stations that are reopening will keep those appointments. 

DPS-DVS does not accept walk-ins for road tests. Appointments are required. If you can’t keep your appointment, please cancel it online​ with as much notice as possible. Cancelling ahead of time allows DPS-DVS to open that appointment to another person who needs it.

 

 

What if it says, "no appointments available" when I'm trying to schedule a class D road test online?

 

If you are trying to schedule a class D road test appointment online and it displays "no appointments are available," that means all slots are full for the next six months at the exam station you have selected. DVS opens additional appointments based on staffing levels and cancellations, so please continue to check the website for openings. You can only schedule six months in advance online.

 

You are able to search for additional appointments without losing your existing appointment by selecting Schedule or Reschedule a Road Test or Class D Knowledge Test at drive.mn.gov​, entering your information and selecting Reschedule to go to any available appointments. You will not lose your existing appointment until you confirm your new appointment.

 

 As of August, DVS is administering an average of 768 road tests daily.​​

 

 

​What will it be like to take a class D road test now?

 

DPS-DVS made changes to the class D road test to prioritize the safety of customers and examiners: 

  • Applicants are required to complete a short questionnaire, have their temperature taken prior to testing and wear a face mask. DVS examiners wear face masks, face shields or safety glasses and gloves.
  • DPS-DVS is temporarily waiving the equipment inspection portion of the road test. Less than 5 percent of applicants fail this part of the exam. This time will be used to sanitize the vehicle. DPS-DVS will provide the sanitizing wipes, but applicants will be required to sanitize their vehicle before the test begins.
  • Examiners will still ride in the vehicle. 
  • The test will end immediately if the applicant does something to automatically fail the exam. This would include any action that would result in an accident of moving violation. This will help make DPS-DVS examiners more efficient.
  • After passing the test, applicants will be able to complete their driver’s license application inside the exams station. A face mask is also required to enter an exam station.​
    • Exam stations are only able to serve a limited number of customers each day in order to allow for social distancing inside the building. If you have midday or afternoon knowledge or road test appointment, you may not be able to complete your application that same day depending on the current number of people waiting for that service. If this happens, you can visit a nearby deputy registrar or driver’s license agent office​ to complete your application.  
 

This DPS-DVS video​ walks through what it will be like to take a class D road test.

 

DPS-DVS does not accept walk-ins for road tests. Appointments are required. If you can’t keep your appointment, please cancel it online​ with as much notice as possible. Cancelling ahead of time allows DPS-DVS to open that appointment to another person who needs it.​

 

 

What do I need to bring to my class D road test?

 

Come prepared:

  • Pre-apply at drive.mn.gov​ before your appointment.
  • Arrive on time for your appointment.
  • Bring your valid instruction permit to give to the examiner. 
  • Wear a facemask.
  • Provide a vehicle that is clean and in safe working condition.
    • Doors must open from inside and outside.
    • Seat belts must work properly.
    • All lights and turn signals must work.
  • Vehicle registration must be current, or the vehicle must display a 21-day permit.
  • Bring current proof of insurance for the vehicle you use for the test.
  • Bring your check, money order or cash to pay the driver’s license fee and retesting fee if applicable. There is a $20 test fee for the third or subsequent road tests after failing the first two.
  • If under 18 years old:
    • You must be at least 16 years old.
    • Bring your certificate of course completion (White Card) proving that you completed driver education.
    • You must have held an instruction permit for the last six months without a conviction for a moving violation or an alcohol or controlled substance violation.
    • If all or part of your six months of driving experience was in a state other than Minnesota, you need to bring a certified driving record from the state to verify that you qualify for the provisional license. 
    • Bring your supervised driving log completed and signed by a parent or guardian.
    • If completed, bring your supplemental parental curriculum completion certificate.
    • Bring your parent, court-appointed guardian, county-appointed foster parent or the director of the transitional living program you are residing in to sign and approve your application.
  • If 18 years old:
    • You must have held an instruction permit for at least six months.
  • If 19 years of age or older:
    • You must have held an instruction permit for at least three months.
 

DPS-DVS does not accept walk-ins for road tests. Appointments are required. If you can’t keep your appointment, please cancel it online​ with as much notice as possible. Cancelling ahead of time allows DPS-DVS to open that appointment to another person who needs it.​​


What should I do if I cannot keep my scheduled road test appointment?

If you can’t keep your class D, commercial driver’s license or motorcycle road test appointment, please be considerate of other people trying to schedule their road tests, and cancel yours online with as much notice as possible. Go to drive.mn.gov​, select Schedule or Reschedule a Road or Class D Knowledge Test and follow the prompts. This allows DPS-DVS to make your appointment available to another person.

If you do not have computer access, call (651) 284-1000 for assistance.


How can I confirm my existing class D road test appointment?

You can confirm​ your existing class D road test appointment online at drive.mn.gov​ by selecting Schedule or Reschedule a Road or Class D Knowledge Test and entering the information for the person who is taking the road test. The first page will show the current appointment information.

DPS-DVS sends a confirmation email as soon as an appointment is scheduled and a reminder email three business days prior to the appointment date.

If you need to reschedule or cancel that appointment, you can search for additional appointments or cancel online. You will not lose your existing appointment until you confirm a new appointment or confirm cancellation. 
 
If you do not have computer access, call (651) 284-1000 for assistance.

 


Are knowledge tests available?

 

DPS-DVS is offering knowledge tests for standard, motorcycle and commercial driver’s licenses at regional exam stations as of May 19.

Minnesotans may take the class D knowledge test online at home with a proctor. More information is on the online knowledge test webpage​

Appointments are required for class D knowledge tests as of July 13. Anyone who wants to schedule an appointment for a test at an exam station can do so online at drive.mn.gov. DVS exam stations will not accept walk-ins for class D knowledge tests.

Commercial knowledge testing, the motorcycle knowledge test, the moped knowledge test and DWI knowledge test will continue to be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. 

The locations are listed on the DVS locations page.​

DPS-DVS will only offer paper tests on a case-by-case basis if an individual with special needs makes the request. DPS-DVS staff will sanitize computers in between tests, and applicants will sit at computers six feet apart to maintain recommended social distance. DPS-DVS will provide hand sanitizer stations for customers.

Minnesotans will be required to complete a short questionnaire and have their temperature taken before entering the building and a face mask is required to enter the exam station.​

 

Is an appointment required for knowledge tests?

Appointments are required for class D knowledge tests as of July 13. Schedule an appointment online at drive.mn.gov. DVS exam stations will not accept walk-ins for class D knowledge tests​.

Commercial knowledge testing, the motorcycle knowledge test, the moped knowledge test and DWI knowledge test will continue to be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.

DPS-DVS offers an average of 790 class D knowledge test appointments daily at regional exam stations statewide. Find open locations on the DVS locations page​. Exam stations are only offering a certain number of knowledge tests at one time in order to maintain social distancing in light of COVID-19.


How do I schedule a class D knowledge test appointment?

To schedule an appointment:

  • Go to drive.mn.gov​.
  • Select Schedule or Reschedule a Road or Class D Knowledge Test.
  • Follow the prompts.

Anyone who cannot keep an appointment should cancel their appointment online at drive.mn.gov with as much notice as possible so that appointment can be opened up for someone else. DVS exam stations will not accept walk-ins for class D knowledge tests​.


How far in advance can I schedule a class D knowledge test appointment?

DVS exam stations are opening up class D knowledge test schedules six weeks in advance. If you are trying to schedule an appointment, and it says “no appointments available,” you can check a different location for appointments or check back later as more appointments are added to the system.

 

To schedule an appointment:

  • Go to drive.mn.gov​.
  • Select Schedule or Reschedule Road or Class D Knowledge Test.
  • Follow the prompts.

Anyone who cannot keep an appointment should cancel their appointment online at drive.mn.gov with as much notice as possible so that appointment can be opened up for someone else. DVS exam stations will not accept walk-ins for class D knowledge tests.


​What do I need to bring to take my knowledge test?


 
Come prepared! Here’s what you will need to take your knowledge test
  • ​Wear a face mask.
  • Bring required documents​.
  • Know your social security number. 
  • Bring check, cash or money order to pay the instruction permit fee and the retesting fee, if applicable. 
    • ​There is a $10 test fee for third or subsequent knowledge tests after failing the first two. 
  • ​If you are younger than 18:
    • ​You must be at least 15 years old. 
    • Bring your certificate of enrollment (blue card) proving that you completed classroom instruction and are signed up for behind-the-wheel instruction, or bring your certificate of enrollment (pink card) proving that you are currently enrolled in a concurrent driver education course and have completed the first 15 classroom hours of the curriculum. 
    • A parent, court-appointed guardian, county-appointed foster parent or the director of the transitional living program you reside in will need to come with to sign and approve your application.
    • If completed, bring the supplemental parental curriculum completion certificate. 
DVS exam stations will not accept walk-ins for class D knowledge tests​. Schedule an appointment at drive.mn.gov by selecting Schedule or Reschedule a Road or Class D Knowledge Test ​and following the prompts.

 
DVS exam stations are accepting permit and driver’s license applications that require a knowledge or road test. Exam stations are only able to serve a limited number of customers each day in order to allow for social distancing inside the building. If you have midday or afternoon knowledge or road test appointment, you may not be able to complete your application that same day depending on the current number of people waiting for that service. If this happens, you can visit a nearby deputy registrar or driver’s license agent office​ to complete your application.  ​
 

What should I do if I need to apply for a duplicate permit?

 

Anyone who needs to apply for a duplicate permit should visit their local deputy registrar or driver's license agent office if they do not need to take a knowledge test in order to apply.

You can find open locations on the DVS locations page​. Services may vary by location, so check the page before you visit your local office.

Minnesotans 18 or older can also apply to replace their permit online at drive.mn.gov if there are no name, address, signature or permit number changes. This can be done by selecting Apply for Driver's License or State ID and following the prompts. ​

 

 

Can I renew my learner's permit online?

 

Minnesotans 18 or older can renew their permit online at drive.mn.gov if they are not required to take a knowledge test to renew and there are no name, address, signature or permit number changes.

This can be done at drive.mn.gov by selecting Apply for Driver's License or State ID and following the prompts.

Minnesotans under age 18 will need to visit an open deputy registrar office or driver's license agent office to renew their permit in person (if a knowledge test isn't required), because in-person parental consent is required to complete this application.

 

Minnesotans who need to take the knowledge test to renew their permit must visit an open DVS exam station to apply.






 

How can I contact DVS for help?

 

DPS-DVS staff will continue to be available to answer questions submitted to DVS using the driver and vehicle services contact forms:

 

Response times are longer than normal due to the high volume of emails the DPS-DVS Public Information Center is receiving.

 

DPS-DVS Public Information Center staff will also be answering phone calls during its normal Monday-Friday business hours.

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Where can I apply for or transfer a vehicle title?

 

Most deputy registrar offices are open and offer title application services. Find a list of open locations on the DVS locations page, and call your local office before you visit to find out what services they are offering. 

 

Minnesotans can also complete a title application or transfer by submitting their application by mail to DPS-DVS. 

  

DPS-DVS recommends keeping a copy of the title transfer or title application for their records.

 

 

Are deputy registrar offices open, and what services are available?

 

Most deputy registrar and driver's license agent offices have reopened. Find a list of open locations on the  DVS locations page, and call your local office before you visit to see what services they are offering if services are not listed for that location. Not all offices may offer the type of services you need and hours vary by location.

Types of services (services will vary by location):

  • Duplicate driver's license and ID card applications.
    • This includes replacing lost or stolen cards and duplicate driver's license applications to change an address. 
  • Driver's license applications or renewals.
  • Registration renewals
  • Title transfers
  • Duplicate titles
  • Vehicle permits
  • Special plate applications
  • New to fleet title/registration applications
  • Dealer work
  • International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) at Prorate offices only
 

DPS-DVS reopened 14 exam stations on May 19 to offer knowledge tests, permit applications, motorcycle and commercial driver’s license (CDL) road tests and evaluation services. ​DPS-DVS resumed class D road tests by appointment only at 14 exam stations on May 26. DPS-DVS opened additional exam stations in November. All open locations on are the DVS locations page. 

 

 

Are driver education programs available?

 

DPS-DVS approved a variance allowing Minnesota driver education programs to provide driver education via teleconference or other methods of video distant learning in a live setting to their students.

 

Driver education programs​ are not required to participate, and students should contact their driver education program to find out if this is an option. Driver education programs may also continue in-classroom training as long as they follow CDC and Minnesota Department of Health safety guidelines.

The variance allows driver education programs to offer teleconferencing in place of classroom training to students currently enrolled or planning to enroll with the driver education program. There is no set expiration date for this variance. It will remain in place as long as Gov. Walz's orders allowing school districts statewide to choose distance, hybrid or in-person learning for their students remains in effect.

 

 

I need to renew my vehicle registration, but I misplaced or didn't receive my renewal notice. What should I do?

 

Minnesotans who did not receive or misplaced their registration renewal notice can still renew their registration online at drive.mn.gov without the renewal notice as long as their vehicle is a car, pickup under 1 ton or SUV. You can determine the amount of your registration online by entering your license plate number and the last 3 digits of the vehicle identification number (VIN).

 

Those who need to renew registration for another vehicle type can visit the DVS locations page​ to find an open deputy registrar office. Call the office to find out if they are offering registration renewal.

 

If these renewal options do not work, please contact DVS using the vehicle services contact forms for assistance.




 

Can I complete driver and vehicle services online?

 

There are a number of online services available to Minnesotans at drive.mn.gov. Services include:

 ​
  • Apply for a duplicate standard driver's license or ID card. 
  • Renew standard driver's license or ID card.
  • Renewing vehicle registration
  • Pre-applying for a driver’s license of ID
  • Updating seasonal farm dates for commercial driver’s licenses
  • Applying for a new commercial driver's license
  • Checking your driver’s license status.
  • Paying reinstatement fees.
  • Requesting a driver services refund.
  • Uploading forms
  • Contacting DPS-DVS with driver and vehicle services questions.
 

Visit drive.mn.gov for a full list of services and click on the service you would like to complete.

 

 

Can I update my seasonal farm dates on my current commercial driver's license (CDL)?

 

Current CDL holders with a seasonal CDL restriction can now apply for a duplicate license and update their seasonal timeline online.

 

Visit drive.mn.gov and select Apply for Driver's License or State ID in the driver services section and follow the prompts to apply. You will need to complete the online application and pay the duplicate license fee. A new photo and vision screening is not required. 

 

CDL holders are eligible for this if they:

  • Currently hold a commercial license with a seasonal farm restriction.
  • Are in good standing.
  • Have lived in Minnesota for the past two years and have been in good standing during that time.
  • Are not currently enrolled in temporary stay.
  • Do not have a private address on file.
  • Have a valid, non-expired medical certificate on file with DVS.
    • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration extended the expiration​ of medical examiner certificates that expire on or after Dec. 31, 2020 to May 31, 2021.​​​​ 
 

You can also contact your local office to see if they are open for limited services. Open offices are listed on the DVS locations page

 

If you have questions, use the driver services contact forms​ to reach out to DVS.

 

 

Is there an extension for my commercial driver’s license that expires during the COVID-19 peacetime state of emergency?

 

The DPS-DVS is not extending the expiration of commercial driver's licenses (CDL) or commercial learner's permits beyond the previous Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extension Feb. 28, 2021, even though the FMCSA is now allowing states to continue CDL extensions until May 31, 2021. The FMCSA Feb. 28, 2021, extension coincides with the Minnesota legislatively authorized peacetime emergency extensions, and DPS-DVS sent letters to all Minnesota CDL holders who are affected to notify them their credential will expire Feb. 28, 2021. 

The federal government also extended all medical certificates and waivers that expired on or after Dec. 31, 2020 to May 31, 2021. DPS-DVS extended all medical certificates on file that expire on or after Dec. 31, 2020 to May 31, 2021.

The requirement to hold a commercial learner's permit for 14 days before being able to take a CDL road test will be waived until May 31, 2021.


 

 

I am new to Minnesota and have a commercial driver’s license from another state, can I legally operate a commercial vehicle in Minnesota?

 

Recent legislation waives the 30-day grace period limit for commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders who are new to Minnesota. If you have a valid CDL from another state, you can continue to use the license beyond the usual 30-day grace period during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency.

 

If your CDL from another state expires during the peacetime emergency, the expiration date is extended for 60 days after the month the peacetime emergency ends. The extension may not go beyond the previous federal extension date, Feb. 28, 2021.​

 

 

Can I apply for a first-time seasonal farm commercial driver's license (CDL)?

 

Eligible Minnesotans can apply for a first-time seasonal farm commercial driver's license (CDL) online.

 

Visit drive.mn.gov​ and select Apply for Driver's License or State ID in the driver services section and follow the prompts to apply. You will need to complete the online application and pay the license fee. A new photo and vision screening are not required.

Minnesotans are eligible for this if they:

  • Have had a valid class D or commercial driver's license for at least one year. 
  • Have had a good driving record for at least the last two years. 
  • Are employed in one of the following designated farm-related service industries:
    • Agri-chemical businesses
    • Custom harvesters
    • Farm retail outlets and suppliers
    • Farm retail outlets and suppliers
    • Livestock feeders

You will need the following forms when applying:

  • A completed Commercial Driver's Medical Self-Certification form​.
  • A Medical Examiner's Certificate, if one is not already on file with DVS.
  • One of the following proof of domicile presence documents:
    • Valid, unexpired U.S. passport or passport card.
    • Certified copy of birth certificate from a U.S. state, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa or the Northern Mariana Islands.
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by the U.S. Department of State or Certificate of Naturalization issued by Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
    • Certificate of Citizenship issued by DHS or valid, unexpired Permanent Residence Card.
    • Unexpired employment authorization document issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or an unexpired foreign passport accompanied by an approved I-94 form.
 

If you have questions, use the driver services contact forms to reach out to DVS.

 

 

Can I apply for or upgrade my Minnesota commercial driver's license online?

 

Eligible Minnesotans can apply for a commercial driver's license (CDL) online.

 

Visit drive.mn.gov​ and select Apply for or Renew Driver's License or State ID in the driver services section and follow the prompts to apply. You will need to complete the online application and pay the license fee. A new photo and vision screening are not required.

This online service allows Minnesotans to:

  • Upgrade from a commercial learners permit to a full CDL.
  • Upgrade a current CDL to a higher class of CDL.
  • Remove a restriction from their current CDL.
  • Add endorsements to their current CDL.

Minnesotans are eligible for this if they:

  • Have a valid Minnesota class D or commercial driver's license.
  • Are at least 18 years old.
  • Have recently passed required knowledge and/or skills tests.​
 

If you have not previously provided this information, you will need the following forms when applying:

  • A completed Commercial Driver's Medical Self-Certification form​.
  • A Medical Examiner's Certificate, if one is not already on file with DVS.
  • One of the following proof of domicile presence documents:
    • Valid, unexpired U.S. passport or passport card.
    • Certified copy of birth certificate from a U.S. state, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa or the Northern Mariana Islands.
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by the U.S. Department of State or Certificate of Naturalization issued by Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
    • Certificate of Citizenship issued by DHS or valid, unexpired Permanent Residence Card.
    • Unexpired employment authorization document issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or an unexpired foreign passport accompanied by an approved I-94 form.
 

If you have questions, use the driver services contact forms to reach out to DVS.

 

 

​Are commercial road tests available?

 

Minnesotans can schedule commercial road test appointments online at drive.mn.gov​. Commercial road tests are currently running at the following DVS exam stations by appointment only:

  • Arden Hills
  • Eagan
  • Rochester
  • Mankato
  • Marshall
  • Detroit Lakes
  • Bemidji
  • Duluth
  • Grand Rapids
  • Anoka
  • St. Cloud
  • Willmar
  • Plymouth
  • Fairmont
 

All commercial road tests use social distancing strategies.

  • Applicants are required to complete a short questionnaire and have their temperature taken prior to testing and must wear a face mask. DVS examiners wear face masks, face shields or safety glasses and gloves.
  • Once an applicant passes the CDL skills test, they can complete their application for a commercial driver's license at the exam station or online at drive.mn.gov by selecting Apply for a Commercial Driver's License in the driver services section.
 

 

What should I do if I lose my driver's license, ID card or temporary credential? 


 

If you lost your driver's license, ID card or temporary credential, or it was stolen:

  • Deputy registrar and driver's license agent offices are accepting duplicate driver's license and ID card applications. Visit the DVS locations page and contact the office you would like to visit to find out if they are offering this service. 
    • This includes replacing lost or stolen cards and duplicate driver's license applications to change an address. 
    • If you need to change your address on your REAL ID or enhanced driver's license or ID card, you must provide two different documents proving Minnesota residency instead of one. Options are outlined here in the Proof of current residency section. 
  • You can apply for a duplicate standard driver's license or ID card replacement online at drive.mn.gov​ provided there is no name, address, signature or license number change. Starting June 3, Minnesotans can do this by selecting Apply for a Driver’s License or State ID and following the prompts. You will need to provide required information and pay a fee. Your application will be processed and arrive in the mail.
 

 

Can I legally drive if I just moved to Minnesota and my out-of-state driver's license recently expired?

 

No. You cannot legally drive on Minnesota roads with an expired out-of-state driver's license. You will need to apply or a Minnesota driver's license as soon as possible. More information is on the New Minnesota Resident page​


 

My driver's license or ID card received the extension and expired March 31, 2021; can I still use my driver's license as a proof of residency document to apply for a Minnesota REAL ID or enhanced driver's license when offices reopen?

 
No. Your driver's license or ID card expired March 31 and is no longer a valid credential. Federal and state laws accept only valid driver's licenses or ID cards as proof of Minnesota residency. You will need to select two other options from the required documents list.

 

 

Is Minnesota waiving the road test requirement for new drivers?

Waiving the road test requirement for teen drivers in Minnesota would require legislative action to change the law.

 

DPS-DVS resumed road test appointments at 14 DVS exam stations on May 26 (St. Paul does not offer road tests) and has opened additional exam stations since that date. Minnesotans can schedule a class D road test online at drive.mn.gov​.




Can I take the class D knowledge test online?

Prospective Minnesota drivers can take the class D knowledge test online at home with a parent, guardian or adult (21 or older) proctoring the test. A proctor is a person who monitors students during a test or exam.​ The test will also be available at authorized third-party testing locations.

Minnesotans can register to take the online class D knowledge test online at drive.mn.gov by selecting Take a Class D Knowledge Exam.

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​​



How do I request to take the class D knowledge test online?

Minnesotans can submit their request to take the class D knowledge test online by completing these steps:

  • ​Go to drive.mn.gov and select Take a Class D Knowledge Test.
  • Follow the prompts. Name, date of birth and social security number are required. 
    • ​Enter this information carefully and double check to make sure everything is correct before completing registration. This ensures your test results will display properly in the DPS-DVS system. ​
  • DPS-DVS will send an email to the email address provided during registration with the following information: 
    • ​A link to the at home online knowledge test site.
    • Test ticket number. 
    • Unique security code. 
    • Testing and proctor instructions. 
      • A proctor is a person who monitors students during a test or exam.​ ​​Proctors must be 21 or older and hold a valid Minnesota driver’s license. Proctors must agree that they will not provide assistance while proctoring the test.
  • The test ticket number and security code will be needed to log in to the online knowledge testing site and complete the test. Enter the test ticket number and security code manually, exactly as listed in the email. Do not copy and paste from your email.
  • Once a person registers for the online knowledge test, they must take the test immediately after receiving their confirmation email. After six minutes, the codes will expire and a person will need to wait 24 hours and register for the test again.
More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



What are the proctor requirements for the online class D knowledge test?

A proctor is required for online class D knowledge tests. A proctor is a person who monitors students during a test or exam.​ A proctor must be 21 or older, hold a valid Minnesota driver’s license and may not proctor the exam for more than three individuals per year. Proctors must agree that they will not provide assistance while proctoring the test. A proctor does not have to be the tester’s parent or guardian.

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



Can I take the online class D knowledge test anytime?

The online class D knowledge testing is available Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Once a person logs in to the testing site, they have 30 minutes to complete the test before it will time out. 

A proctor is required. A proctor is a person who monitors students during a test or exam.​ Proctors must be 21 or older, hold a valid Minnesota driver's license and may not proctor the exam for more than three individuals per year.

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



Can I take the online class D knowledge test more than once?

A person can only take one test per day and is only eligible to complete two test attempts online. In the case of two failed tests, they will need to schedule an appointment for a third test at an open exam station and pay a $10 fee.

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



What are the guidelines for taking the online class D knowledge test?

Once a person registers for an online class D knowledge test, they must take the test immediately after receiving their confirmation email. A test ticket number and security code are required to log in to the online knowledge testing site and take the test. After six minutes, the codes will expire and a person will need to wait 24 hours and register for the test again.

  • Once a person logs in to the testing site they have 30 minutes to complete the test before it will time out. 
  • Use of cameras, cell phones or other study materials while taking the exam is not allowed. 
  • Testers cannot skip questions. 
  • If a person taking the test opens another internet browser, the test will end in an automatic fail. 
  • A proctor is required. A proctor is a person who monitors students during a test or exam. Proctors must be 21 or older, hold a valid Minnesota driver's license and may not proctor the exam for more than three individuals per year. 
More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



I passed the online class D knowledge test. What’s Next?

If a person passes the online class D knowledge test, they should complete the pre-application for their permit or driver’s license online at drive.mn.gov before visiting a DVS exam station, deputy registrar or driver's license agent office to complete their application.

DPS-DVS records online knowledge test results in the driver services system.

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



I failed the online class D knowledge test. What’s Next?

If a person fails the online class D knowledge test, they must follow DPS-DVS guidelines and restart the process to take the test again. A person can only take one test per day and is only eligible to complete two test attempts online. In the case of two failed tests, they will need to schedule an appointment for a third test at an open exam station or a third-party testing location and pay a $10 fee. Fourth and subsequent attempts must be done at a DVS exam station. 

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



I lost my test ticket number and/or security code for my online class D knowledge test. What should I do?

If a person loses their test ticket number or security code, they will need to wait 24 hours and register for the online class D knowledge test again online at drive.mn.gov by selecting Take a Class D Knowledge Test.

 
More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​​

 


Is the online class D knowledge test available in other languages?

DPS-DVS is offering the online class D knowledge test in English and Spanish initially and plans to add additional languages in the future.

Minnesotans who need to take the class D knowledge test in another language, can schedule an appointment for a test at a DVS exam station. DPS-DVS offers the class D knowledge test in the following languages at regional exam stations:

  • ​English
  • Hmong
  • Vietnamese
  • Somali
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Karen
  • American Sign Language
More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



Are other knowledge tests besides the class D knowledge test available online?

DPS-DVS is only offering the class D knowledge test online. Minnesotans who need to take the commercial knowledge tests, motorcycle knowledge tests or DWI knowledge tests should visit an open DVS exam station. These tests are available on a first-come-first-served basis.


​Who can I contact with questions about the online class D knowledge test?

Testers with questions about taking the online class D knowledge test can contact the DVS Public Information Center​. Phone calls and emails are answered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

 
More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​



I am a new Minnesota resident and need to take the class D knowledge test to apply for my Minnesota driver’s license. Can I take the knowledge test online?

Yes. New Minnesota residents can take the online class D knowledge test by registering online at drive.mn.gov. They will need to have a proctor for the online test. A proctor is a person who monitors students during a test or exam. Proctors must be 21 years or older, hold a valid Minnesota driver’s license and may not proctor the exam for more than three individuals per year.

If you have a motorcycle endorsement from another state, you must take the motorcycle knowledge test in person at an open DVS exam station in order to earn your motorcycle endorsement on your Minnesota driver’s license. If you choose to take the online class D knowledge test, your Minnesota driver’s license will not include your motorcycle endorsement until you pass the motorcycle knowledge test. The motorcycle knowledge test is available at regional DVS exam stations on a first-come-first-served basis.

You must pass both tests before you apply for your Minnesota driver’s license and motorcycle endorsement.

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​

Will my motorcycle endorsement from another state carry over to my Minnesota driver’s license if I take and pass the online class D knowledge test?

No. New Minnesota residents with motorcycle endorsements from another state must take and pass both the class D knowledge test and motorcycle knowledge test in order to earn a Minnesota driver’s license with motorcycle endorsement. The motorcycle knowledge test is only offered in person at regional DVS exam stations on a first-come-first-served basis.

If you choose to take the online class D knowledge test and pass, you will earn your Minnesota driver’s license and it will not include a motorcycle endorsement until you pass the motorcycle knowledge test.

You must pass both tests before you apply for your Minnesota driver’s license and motorcycle endorsement.

More information is available on the online knowledge testing webpage. ​


I need to take the class D knowledge test to reinstate or renew my Minnesota driver’s license. Can I take the test online? 

Minnesotans whose driver’s license has been expired more than one year, but less than five years, can take the required class D knowledge test online in order to renew their driver’s license. This option is available as of Oct. 8, at drive.mn.gov by selecting Take a Class D Knowledge Test. A proctor is required to take the online test at home.

Anyone who needs to take the class D knowledge test in order to reinstate their cancelled, suspended or revoked Minnesota driver’s license must take the test in person at a DVS exam station​. They are not eligible for the online class D knowledge test.




Can I take the online class D knowledge test even if I'm not required to?

Minnesotans who have a valid driver's license will not be eligible to take the online class D knowledge test, so the system will not allow them to register. If they try to register, they will receive a prompt stating, "You are ineligible to take a knowledge test online."


My online knowledge test and security codes aren't working. What should I do?

If you receive an error message when trying to log in to the online knowledge testing system, double check the following:

  • Enter the test ticket number and security code manually. Do not copy and paste from your email.
  • Enter the test ticket number and security code exactly as they are listed in your registration email.

If you still have trouble, contact the DVS Public Information Center for assistance. Phone calls and emails are answered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If your codes expire before you receive help, you can re-register for the test online at drive.mn.gov after 24 hours to receive new codes.




My Minnesota driver’s license or state ID is expiring but I am unable to go to an office to renew it because of COVID-19. What should I do?

You may renew or replace a standard driver’s license or state ID online at drive.mn.gov.

You will need to visit a driver’s license office if you wish to upgrade to REAL ID, or to change your name or address. You should pre-apply online at drive.mn.gov before visiting an office to save time at the counter and confirm the documents they are required to bring to the office to complete their application.

Visit the locations section of our website to find more information on the closest office to you and if they require an appointment.

Note: Governor Tim Walz signed two bills into law that extended the expiration dates of driver’s licenses, state IDs and permits that expire between March 13, 2020 and Feb. 28, 2021. Those cards will expire on March 31, 2021. DPS-DVS is mailing a renewal reminder to affected card holders.




Do I have to get a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or state ID?

No. A REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or state ID is not needed for the following:

  • Being licensed to drive.
  • Voting or registering to vote.
  • Entering federal facilities that do not require a person to present identification.
  • Applying or receiving federal benefits.
  • Accessing health or life-preserving services (including hospitals and health clinics), law enforcement or constitutionally-protected activities (including a defendant's access to court proceedings).
  • Participating in law enforcement proceedings or investigations.

You will need a passport, passport card, REAL ID, enhanced driver’s license or another acceptable form of identification for federal purposes, to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities starting Oct. 1, 2021. More information about REAL ID is available at REALID.dps.mn.gov​.

Applying for a REAL ID requires additional documentation mandated by federal law. The complete list of required documents is available on the REAL ID website.




​What has Minnesota done to plan for REAL ID?

The REAL ID federal law was passed by congress in 2005. DPS-DVS received legislative authorization to begin REAL ID implementation in 2017. On Oct. 1, 2018, a new driver’s license system launched that allows Minnesotans to obtain a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or state ID. This new system integrates with the Social Security Administration’s database, reduces the number of duplicate records, and identifies potential fraud. This system was updated again on Nov. 16, 2020 as it became part of the new Minnesota Drive (MNDRIVE) system.




I can’t renew my driver’s license or state ID because the information on my application doesn’t match the information on my DVS record. What should I do?

You will need to update the information on your DVS record to match the information on your application. Updating this information will require you to visit a driver’s license office or DVS exam station. To find more information on the closest office to you and if they require an appointment, visit the DVS locations webpage.

Scenarios and next steps:

  • If your information on the DVS record does not match the information on the Social Security Administration (SSA) record:
    • Correct your information with the agency that does not have your correct and current legal name and date of birth. You will receive a letter on what your next steps are at the time of your DL application attempt. 
    • If your name is correct with SSA but wrong with DVS, you will need to provide documents supporting your current legal name to allow the correction to occur with DVS.
    • If your name or date of birth is not correct with SSA but correct with DVS, you will need to contact SSA at 1-888-847-0392 or 1-800-772-1213, for further assistance. 
  • If your date of birth is wrong with DVS:
    • Provide a certified copy of your birth certificate, unexpired U.S. passport, or unexpired foreign passport along with legal status documents for DVS to correct your date of birth. 
    • If you were born in Minnesota, you can get a copy of your birth certificate from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Visit the MDH website or call MDH at 651-201-5000. Interpreters are available. 
    • If you were not born in Minnesota, you will need to contact the vital records department in the state in which you were born.
    • If you need to renew or update your U.S. passport visit the U.S. Department of State website.
  • If your current legal name does not match the information in our system:
    • Provide supporting documents to correct your name. Supporting documents may include a certified marriage certificate, certified divorce decree or certified copy of a court order for name change. 
  • If there are any other issues that will cause your application to not be accepted you will receive a letter with more information from the DVS representative assisting you. 



What if there is a problem with my social security number?

  • To correct a social security number (SSN), present your SSN card at the time of your application. The DVS representative assisting you will make the change and proceed with your application.
  • DVS can remove a SSN from your DVS record if you no longer have one. You will need to provide another form of primary and secondary identification to proceed with your application. You will find more information about accepted identification documents on the DPS-DVS website..



What if I can’t provide documentation to support a correction?

DPS-DVS processes applications based on the information provided by the applicant. If there is incomplete or incorrect information in the record, the driver’s license or ID assigned will be invalidated.




I’ve already given you the documents you're requesting; why do I need to provide them again?

DPS-DVS is required by law to retain applications for five years. New copies are required if the documents were submitted more than five years ago.​