Motor Vehicle

Please see the following tabs for additional information.

Driver's License general information:  Drive.MN.Gov

  1. Renewal of Registration / Tabs & Replacement plates or tabs

In person: get your registration tabs at one of our 3 license centers, or

Use our Drop Box or Mail Service to renew your registration.  

Payment Options - in person:  Cash, Credit / Debit cards (2.49% service fee) or  Check or Money Order to Washington County 

With a renewal notice:

  • Write your insurance information on the renewal notice near the bottom, include company name, policy number and policy expiration date (MM/DD/YYYY)
  • look at the "county kept in" listed on your renewal notice. Write the correct county if necessary.
  • Address:  if you have a new address, write the new address on the back, check the box near the insurance information and ask to have your vehicle address updated when you get to the counter.
  • NEW:  renewal notices can be emailed to you instead of mailed.  Ask about this option when you get to the counter.

Without a renewal notice:

If you do not have your renewal notice, you will need:

  • to own the vehicle and show valid ID at the counter 
  • Address:  if you have a new address, ask to have your vehicle address updated when you get to the counter.
  • NEW:  renewal notices can be emailed to you instead of mailed.  Ask about this option when you get to the counter.

Duplicate / Replacement plates or registration stickers:

If your Minnesota Registration Stickers or License Plates have been lost, stolen, destroyed or not received in the mail, you can visit one of our license centers to get replacements.  Replacement form can be filled out ahead of time or during your visit.

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Check your mailed tab status here

Tabs not received through the mail?  Tabs mailed to the State of Minnesota more than two weeks ago and haven't been received, can be reported here: Report Registration Tabs Not Received contact form. DVS will email you a verification letter to use as proof of registration renewal until your tabs arrive. 

  1. Titles and Transfers
  1. Disability Plates / Certificates / hang tags
  1. Specialized License Plates

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Insurance Information Requirement   

Proof of insurance is required  for all transfers and registrations, which includes the insurance company's name, policy number and expiration date.