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! 😊
The online knowledge test (written test) will no longer be available starting July 2nd. This feature was only available during the state’s peacetime emergency, which ends today.
Knowledge tests will remain available at DPS-DVS exam stations – the closest location to La Crescent is in Winona at the Winona Mall. They offer tests Monday-Wednesday from 8:15 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
DMV HOURS: Mon. – Thurs. 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PHONE: (507) 895-4627
ACCEPTED FORMS OF PAYMENT: Cash or Check only
License Bureau Services:
- New Vehicle Registration (not done after 5:30 pm)
- License Plate Renewal
- Any Driver’s License Processing (not done after 5:30 pm)
- DNR licensing of: watercraft, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles
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.
Written tests: Due to Covid-19 written tests are not currently being done at City Hall. can
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 stations are in Rochester and Winona. For more information please visit http://dvs.dps.mn.gov
For additional Online services check out drive.mn.gov
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.