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507-637-4002

Address

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

Office Hours

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR WALK-INS - NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED

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

 

Payment Methods

Cash

Check

Current Address, Driver’s License & 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 3, 2023​. The deadline was previously set for later this year.

Beginning May 3, 2023, 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.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Updated 6/23/2021

As of May 22, 2020 there will be no State Examiners traveling to Redwood County; meaning no written or road tests at this location.

Need to reschedule a canceled road test?
Or Schedule a road Test? 
Check out the DVS Frequently Asked Questions Site!

Helpful Resources

Motor Vehicle Info

TAB RENEWAL OPTIONS

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.

ITEMS NEEDED WHEN RENEWING TABS:

  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

Insurance

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.

Resources

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

Standard

  • A standard license or ID card can be used for federal purposes, including boarding domestic flights, until May 3, 2023
  • After May 2023, these won’t be acceptable forms of identification for domestic air travel or federal use
  • Valid for identification purposes
  • Valid for lawful driving privileges

Enhanced

  • Can be used for domestic air travel and to access federal facilities now and will continue to be acceptable forms of identification for federal purposes even after May 2021
  • 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 3, 2023 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

Staff

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