Driver's License Transactions

 

Renewals   Instruction Permits   Identification Cards   Duplicate Licenses (lost, name chg, etc)

 

We do not do License Testing at this location. If you need to make an appointment to schedule an exam their location is:

 

Drivers License Exam Station

1601 E Hwy 12
Willmar, MN 56201
Appletree Square

Phone # 320-231-1735

Written tests given Monday – Friday, 8:00 am-3:45 pm
Schedule for Road Tests Monday –Friday, 8:00 am-4 pm

 

Driver's License/ID Renewal

Present your expiring driver’s license or ID card. If it has been lost or stolen, we can verify your identity on the state’s computer system. You must then:

  • Fill out application
  • Take vision test(driver’s license only).
  • Present any documentation that makes you eligible for limited or reduced fee ID indicators.
  • A new Photograph is required on all renewals and name changes.
  • Applicants under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian’s signature either witnessed by license clerk or notorized(drivers license only)
  • Under 21 renewals can not be done until  3-weeks prior to your 21st birthday.

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Instruction Permits

Submit your valid test score sheet or current permit. If replacing a lost or stolen permit, we can verify your identity in the state’s computer system.

If a first time permit is being applied for you need to present two forms of Identification. The most common would be a Certified Birth Certificate and a social security card (unlaminated). A complete list of acceptable forms of ID can be obtained in the office or online at the Driver and Vehicle Services Page of the MN Department of Public Safety.

  • A vision test must be taken
  • Applicants under 18 years of age must have parent or legal guardian’s signature on application to be witnessed by License Clerk or notorized.
  • The current fee for an Instruction Permit is $13.25
  • Instruction permits are valid for 2 years

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Identification Cards


First-Time Minnesota ID Card

Present two acceptable forms of ID; at least one of these must be considered a “primary document”. Most common forms of ID include:

Primary Documents

  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • US Passport
  • Foreign Passport with proof of legal entry(I-94, I-551)
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Employment Authorization Card
  • Certificate of Naturalization

Secondary Documents

  • Social Security Card
  • Out-of-state ID card or driver’s license
  • Certified copy of school transcript
A complete list of acceptable forms of ID can be obtained  in the office or online at the Driver and Vehicle Services Page of the MN Department of Public Safety.

 

The current fee for an ID is $19.25 for any one under 65; and $16.50 for age 65 & older. 


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Duplicate Licenses

You need to apply for a duplicate drivers license or ID card if:

  • Your name or address has changes.
  • Your Minnesota license or ID has been lost or stolen
  • Your Minnesota license or ID card has been mutilated or destroyed.
  • You are adding an endorsement (motorcycle, firearm, etc)
  • You are removing a corrective lens restriction.

 What you need to present to apply: 

  • Present your current driver’s license or ID if changing name or address. If it has been lost or stolen we can verify your identity on the state’s computer system.
  • Present certified name change document (Marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order) if changing your name.
  • Present documentation that makes you eligible to add any endorsement (test score sheet, firearm certificate, etc)
  • Provide proof of being eligible to remove a restriction (take vision testor present completed Visual Acuity form)
  • To remove farm restrictions the individual MUST have had their Instruction Permit for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS and have turned 16.
  • Applicants under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian’s signature on application (drivers license only)

Current Fee for a duplicate ID or DL is: $14.75


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