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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 …

September 19, 2018
A REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card will not be required for domestic air travel for two years, but Minnesotans who choose to apply for one will need to bring in more …

September 12, 2018
While there is no need to obtain a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card for two years, Minnesotans will be able to apply for one next month. Once available, the cost will be …

September 5, 2018
Minnesotans will be able to apply for a REAL ID-compliant card beginning next month, but they will have two years to obtain one if they choose. … The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS …

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 …

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. …