THE LA CRESCENT DMV OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED WED., NOV. 11TH AND THURS., NOV. 12TH FOR STATE-WIDE MANDATED COMPUTER SOFTWARE CONVERSION.
OUR OFFICE WILL REOPEN MONDAY, NOV. 16TH AT 7:30 A.M.
THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING.
As a reminder: Our normal DMV hours are Mon. – Thurs. 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PROOF OF INSURANCE IS NOW REQUIRED BY THE STATE OF MINNESOTA WHEN RENEWING LICENSE PLATE TABS AND REGISTERING A NEW VEHICLE.
Please write in the name of the insurance company, policy number, and expiration date on your renewal slip. If you do not have your slip please bring in your insurance card.
License Bureau Services:
- Vehicle registration (please arrive no later than 5:30)
- License plate renewal
- Driver’s license renewal Currently done by APPOINTMENT ONLY (507) 895-4627
- DNR licensing of: watercraft, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles
Written tests: Due to Covid-19 written tests are not currently being done at City Hall. The written test can be taken online at http://dvs.dps.mn. can be taken at City Hall on the 4th Thursday of each month (except for November) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and requires no appointment.
Manuals to study for the tests can be found online at http://dvs.dps.mn.gov or purchased in our office at $5.00 each for vehicles or motorcycles and $8.00 for CDL manuals.
Behind the wheel testing: Currently, due to Covid-19, the closest examination station is in Rochester. For more information please visit http://dvs.dps.mn.gov is conducted on the 4th Thursday of each month (except for November) at City Hall. Appointments are required for behind the wheel testing. To make an appointment for the behind the wheel driver’s test, please call Winona Monday – Wednesday at (507) 312-2670 or register online
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.