- Welcome to Washington County license Centers!
- Renewal of Registration / Tabs & Replacement plates or tabs
- Titles and Transfers
- Disability Plates / Certificates / hang tags
- Specialized License Plates
We look forward to serving you with no appointment needed!
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:
Without a renewal notice:
If you do not have your renewal notice, you will need:
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.
Did you know?
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.
Transfer of Minnesota Titles
Information about transferring a Minnesota title
Transfer of Out of State Titles
Information about transferring titles from another state
First Time Minnesota Registration
Information for those who have moved to Minnesota and need to register their vehicle for the first time
Replacement Minnesota Title
Information about obtaining a duplicate Minnesota title
Disability Parking Certificate
The Application for Disability Parking Certificate must be completed and signed by the physician and applicant.
See Disability Certificate Application Guide to ensure all necessary fields are completed. If you are renewing an expiring permanent (six year validity) certificate, submit the renewal card sent by the State of Minnesota or complete the application listed above. The applicant's signature is required, the physician's signature is not required. For all other expiring certificates, (temporary, short-term or long-term), signatures are required from the physician and applicant.
What Will I Pay?
Fees may apply and vary depending on the length of validity of the certificate indicated by the physician on the application.
Disability License Plates
Available to individuals who have a permanent disability parking certificate.
The Application for Special Plates must be completed and signed by the applicant. If you do not have a permanent disability parking certificate and are able to receive one, a Disability Parking Certificate Application must accompany the plate application.
What Will I Pay?
The fee for these plates is $19.
Several different license plates are available, ranging from Veteran Plates to Personalized/Vanity Plates to Habitat Conservation Plates. Some plates come with additional yearly contributions while others have one time payments associated with them. Most plates can only be displayed on passenger class vehicles, but a number of plates are also available for display on one-ton trucks, recreational vehicles and motorcycles.
See this Special License Plate Brochure for images and information on specific plates.