License Minnesota

Minnesota Identification (ID) Card

Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)

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) 297-3298 -Driver Services | (651) 297-2126 -Vehicle Services | (651) 282-6555 (TTYL)
Contact Info:


Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Driver & Vehicle Services

Online Services

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.


Minn. Stats. 171.06


MINNESOTA RULES 7410.0100 - 7410.1800


Application PS33100

See also Fast Track Driver's License, ID and Title.


One primary and one secondary form of ID for initial application.

Pay fee and make application.

One card issued, others must be invalidated.


Identification Card - Information - Apply

Identification Requirements

Requisitos de Identificacion

Full Face Photo Example

Petition for a Variance Form (PS30371)

Certificate of Translation Form


Under age 65 - $20.25

Age 65 and older - $16.50 

Duplicate fee - $15.75

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. 3.