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March 19, 2018
​ST. PAUL — Minnesotans will be able to apply for REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and identification cards before the current extension expires on Oct. 10, 2018. The development of …

February 23, 2018
​ST. PAUL — Minnesotans whose driver’s licenses or identification cards expire before October 2018 should plan to renew their cards as they normally would, according to the Minnesota …

January 29, 2018
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans can use their current driver’s licenses for federal purposes, including boarding commercial aircraft, through Oct. 10, 2018. That’s because Gov. Dayton asked for …

July 7, 2017
The Minnesota Dept. of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division will be upgrading and replacing the vehicle services computer system in July. … July 17-24: Online vehicle tab …

May 19, 2017
Minnesotans will be able to get REAL ID compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards next year under a law signed by Gov. Dayton this week. … The law now allows the Minnesota Department of …

December 14, 2015
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who are registering, renewing license tabs or transferring ownership of motor vehicles and motorcycles will need to provide insurance information under a law …

August 31, 2015
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) and MN.IT Services, the State’s IT organization, have discovered and stopped unauthorized viewing of Minnesota drivers license records. …

July 31, 2015
Certified motorcycle "road guards" will be able to stop and control traffic for large motorcycle group-rides in Minnesota beginning August 4. … The law requires road guards to: …

June 30, 2015
ST. PAUL — The way driver’s licenses and identification cards are invalidated is changing in Minnesota on July 6. … The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services …

December 18, 2014
A new law that takes effect on Jan. 1 will better prepare teens before they get their driver’s licenses and provide parents with resources to help their teens become safer drivers. …