License Center


Redwood County Government Center
403 South Mill Street, P.O. Box 130
Redwood Falls, MN 56283

Office Hours

Monday through Friday - Open 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Drive Thru Hours

8:00 am-4:30 pm

(Now serving ALL motor vehicle transactions and DNR transactions)

Payment Methods



Current Address & Phone Number

Credit Card

American Express, Master Card, Visa, & Discover.
2.49% processing fee will be applied for each transaction

Driver's License Info

Driver’s License/ID Renewals & Duplicates

In an effort to serve customers timely, we encourage you to come prepared!

E-Services: Pre-Application for Driver’s License, Driver’s License Status Look up, Track your License after you've applied, Check your title status, Check your plate/sticker order status, Respond to a Letter from Driver Services, etc.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID full enforcement deadline to May 7, 2025. The deadline was previously set for May 2023.

Beginning May 7, 2025, Minnesotans will not be able to use their standard driver's license to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities. Instead, they will need a REAL ID, enhanced driver's license or ID card, passport or passport card or another acceptable form of identification for federal purposes.

Instead, they will need one of three options:

  1. A passport or passport card.
  2. A REAL ID.
  3. An enhanced driver’s license or ID.

Redwood Exam Station

Updated 10-09-2023


All written tests and road tests are by appointment only.


We are now excepting reinstatement fees at our office from 8:30-4:30.

There will be an additional filing fee added to your reinstatement fee.

Reinstatement fees can be paid in cash or credit card ONLY!


Helpful Resources

Motor Vehicle Info


NEW Drive Thru located on the south side of the Government Center

Mail to Redwood County License Center at PO Box 130, Redwood Falls, MN 56283

Drop Box located outside the front entrance of the Government Center

In-person at the Government Center License Center Department Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


  1. When renewing by mail or drop box, ensure your return address is accurate as we will be mailing your vehicle tabs back as it is listed.
  2. Fill in your insurance information on the bottom portion of the tab renewal slip; to include insurance company, policy number and full expiration date.
  3. Make check or money order payable to: Redwood County License Center
  4. Include your phone number and Driver’s License/ID number on your check
Government Center Business Dropbox
Drive Thru Window


As of January 1, 2016, current insurance information is needed at the time of all tab renewals and title transfers involving any self-propelled vehicles.  Please have your insurance card with company name, policy number & current expiration dates with you.  Reference: Minnesota Stature Chapter 169.798, Subd. 4

Tab Renewals

A portion of your renewal stays in Redwood County if you renew at your local License Center, otherwise if you renew your tabs online or by mail it all stays with St. Paul.


Minnesota Licenses and ID Cards

Minnesota has a few identification options for residents to choose from.

  • Standard driver’s license or ID card.
  • Enhanced driver’s license or ID card (EDL/EID).
  • REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card

Determining which type of license or ID card works best depends on what a person needs to use the card for.

Minnesota Driver's License Options


  • A standard license or ID card can be used for federal purposes, including boarding domestic flights, until May 7, 2025
  • After May 2025, these won’t be acceptable forms of identification for domestic air travel or federal use
  • Valid for identification purposes
  • Valid for lawful driving privileges


  • Can be used for domestic air travel and to access federal facilities now and will continue to be acceptable forms of identification
  • Can be used as U.S. border crossing documents
  • Only issued to U.S. citizens
  • Valid for identification purposes
  • Valid for lawful driving privileges
  • View the list of documents needed to apply

REAL ID Compliant

  • Enforcement deadline has been extended to May 7, 2025 by the Department of Homeland Security
  • REAL ID driver’s licenses or ID cards can be used for domestic air travel and to access federal facilities such as military bases and nuclear power plants
  • Issued to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens
  • Cannot be used as border crossing documents
  • Valid for identification purposes
  • Valid for lawful driving privileges
  • View the list of documents to bring when applying

MN DNR Licenses and Registrations

Recreational Vehicles Registration

  • Snowmobiles
  • Off-Highway Vehicle; to include ATV’s – Class 1 & Class 2, Off-Highway Motorcycles, Off-Road Vehicles
  • Watercraft: Boats, Jet Skis, Canoes, Kayaks, etc.

Fishing and Game License

  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Federal & State Stamps


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