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July 16, 2018
Minnesotans will see newly designed driver’s licenses and ID cards in the coming weeks as the state transitions from the current cards that were first issued in 2004. The Minnesota …

May 7, 2018
​ST. PAUL — Minnesotans should be able to use their standard driver’s license or identification cards for domestic air travel or access to federal facilities until 2020 since the state …

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: …