Minnesota Identification (ID) Card
Agency contact information:
Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 201-7000 | (651) 282-6555 (TTY)
Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS)
445 Minnesota St., Suite 190, St. Paul, MN 55101-5190 | (651) 296-6911 | (651) 297-2100 (TDD)
(651) 296-2224 (fax)
Contact Info: DVS.driverlicense @state.mn.us
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) is responsible for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Emergency Communication Networks, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Office of Justice Programs, State Fire Marshal, Pipeline Safety, State Highway Patrol, Capitol Security and Traffic Safety.
One primary and one secondary form of ID for initial application.
Pay fee and make application.
One card issued, others must be invalidated.
Under age 65 - $17.25
Age 65 and older - $11
Duplicate fee - $12.75
Card for Person with Physical Disability, Developmental Disability or Qualified Mental Illness - $.50
Expedited (Fast Track) Service - $20 optional fee
Period of Issuance:
ID cards always expire on the applicant's birthday and must be renewed every four years; age 65 and older are valid for life.
Length of Determination Process:
Ten days to two weeks.
Other Pertinent Information:
Applicant must qualify and/or complete form for a Reduced Fee ID Card.
Also refer to Minn. Stat. § 171.07 subd. 1B.