La Crescent Department of Motor Vehicles

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Do you feel fortunate to have a DMV within the City of La Crescent?

Did you know…

….. that the La Crescent DMV is operated by the City of La Crescent as a deputy of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the DMV staff work for the City of La Crescent?

….. that the State of Minnesota reimburses the City of La Crescent for operating the DMV through the filing fees that stay here in La Crescent when you do your transactions such as tab renewals, title transfers and driver’s license renewals at your local DMV office?

….. that you do not need to be a Houston County resident to use our local DMV?
Our La Crescent DMV office can serve any Minnesota resident.

Thank you for your continued support!  We look forward to seeing you soon!  😊

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DMV HOURSMonday – Friday. 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

PHONE: (507) 895-4627

ACCEPTED FORMS OF PAYMENT:  Cash or Check only


License Bureau Services:

New to Minnesota – Just the Facts

PROOF OF INSURANCE IS NOW REQUIRED BY THE STATE OF MINNESOTA WHEN RENEWING LICENSE PLATE TABS AND REGISTERING A NEW VEHICLE.


Testing:

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety and Vehicle Services Division is in the process of opening all remaining exam stations that were closed during the pandemic.  The La Crescent location will be open on the fourth Thursday of each month, beginning Thursday, January 27th.

Testing Location:  La Crescent Community Building – 336 S. 1st Street

TimeClass D skills tests and knowledge tests will both be by appointment only.  Please visit drive.mn.gov to schedule an appointment.                 Written tests for CDL and motorcycle endorsement will be available from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. on a walk-in basis (4th Thursday of each month, 336 S. 1st St.)

 New residents must change their license within 60 days after moving to Minnesota from another state (a written test must be taken) or 30 days after a change of address within the state.