Department of Motor Vehicles

Location inside Moorhead Center Mall

DMV mapClick the image to enlarge

To Make an Appointment

Pre-Application (REQUIRED for your appointment)

Documents to bring when applying for a Real ID (PDF)

Documents to bring when applying for Enhanced ID (PDF)

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If you are new Minnesota Citizen you must schedule a Class D Knowledge Test before scheduling an appointment.

Citizens with the services listed below are all Walk-in Services.

Motor Vehicle Department; Title Transfers, Tab Renewals, Duplicate Titles, New to State Vehicle Transfers, Duplicate Plates/Stickers, Special Registration Plates & Disability Certificates. 

DNR Department; Snowmobile, ATV, or Boat Transfers or Registrations. 

Driver’s License Department; Standard Renewal Driver’s License or ID Card, Duplicate Lost, Stolen or Address Change, New to State Driver’s License or ID Card, Permit Renewals, CDL Renewals or Duplicates or First-time Permits applicants. 

We also offer Walk-in services for Real ID and Enhanced ID Renewals, Duplicates, New Resident and First-time applicants if you are unable to make an appointment. If you expire in the next 90 days avoid the line and make an appointment by clinking the link above. 

Cut-Off times may vary from 2:00 to 4:00, depending on the number of customers waiting.

A drop box is offered for tab renewals and DNR renewals will continued to be available Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM at the DMV entrance for your convenience. We encourage you to drop off renewals to avoid anytime waiting in line

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Moorhead Exam Office is Now Open for Limited Services

1300 15th Ave N
Moorhead, MN 56560

Minnesota Driver's License Testing / Reinstatement
The office is open to limited services

Written knowledge tests and road tests only
Schedule online for a written knowledge test or road exam.

If unable to schedule online call:
(651) 284-1000 or (651) 284-1234

The Auditor is the Deputy Registrar for the county and administers the Motor Vehicle Department. Motor vehicle transactions include license plates, tabs, vehicle transfers, new vehicle and out-of-state registrations, boat, snowmobile, all-terrain, motorcycle and trailer licensing.

Driver's licensing includes:

Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS)

The Minnesota DVS provides forms, documents, manuals and online services.