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March 27, 2020
Governor Tim Walz signed a bill into law March 28 that provides an extension for Minnesotans whose driver's licenses or ID cards expire during the peacetime emergency. This news …

March 17, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) is canceling all road tests March 18-27, due to COVID-19 concerns. … Anyone who has a class D …

March 4, 2020
Travelers flying out of MSP can save a trip to DVS and get their REAL ID at the airport. … ST. PAUL — Minnesota air travelers flying out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s …

February 21, 2020
​ST. PAUL — About 150,000 Minnesotans will see a $2.25 check in their mailbox from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) in the coming …

February 4, 2020
​ST. PAUL — Nearly 22 percent of Rock County driver’s license and ID card holders are REAL ID ready. That percentage puts the county at the top of the REAL ID ready leaderboard. …

January 8, 2020
​ST. PAUL — While more Minnesotans are now REAL ID ready, there are about 3.7 million Minnesota license holders who will need to decide if they need a REAL ID or other acceptable form …

December 3, 2019
​ST. PAUL — With the deadline to be REAL ID ready less than a year away, state officials are encouraging Minnesotans who apply for a REAL ID to use the online pre-application tool …

October 28, 2019
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans wanting to take the Class D road test will have more than 3,000 weekend appointments to choose from at metro exam stations beginning Nov. 2. …

September 25, 2019
Minnesotans with standard driver’s licenses or identification (ID) cards are strongly encouraged to consider applying for a REAL ID, so they’ll be prepared ahead of the U.S. Department …

September 26, 2018
While Minnesotans won’t need to obtain a REAL ID for two years, a new driver’s services system capable of issuing them will go live on Oct. 1, 2018. The new system, developed by FAST …