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Goals / Vision / Objectives

Whether they work at the service counter, on the phones or behind the scenes, DVS employees provide valuable services to Minnesotans and maintain partnerships with law enforcement agencies, local, state and federal agencies, courts, and deputy registrars and driver's license agents. MNLARS is tool that DVS will use to improve service, efficiency and accuracy. 
With the successful implementation of MNLARS, DVS will be able to:
  • Increase data integrity and system security
  • Increase fraud prevention
  • Improve accessibility to information
  • Improve support to law enforcement, deputy registrars, driver's license agents, and other DVS business partners
  • Improve the timeliness of services
  • Increase customer convenience

  • Efficient business processes and service delivery
  • Effective integration of driver information and motor vehicle information
  • Stable, flexible, secure web-based information system
  • Electronic communication with other information systems


  • Customers are satisfied
  • Employees are supported and productive
  • Partners are well informed and well supported
  • Fiduciary responsibilities are fulfilled by DVS

MNLARS Objectives

  • Link together 7.7 million vehicle records and 6.5 million driver records
  • Detect and then correct or remove corrupt or inaccurate data contained in the millions of records in the current mainframe system
  • Study opportunities to streamline more than 150 business functions
  • Simplify and automate data collection activities
  • Improve reporting capabilities
  • Facilitate data sharing
  • Improve access to information