Department of Motor Vehicles

Location inside the Moorhead Center Mall

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Real or Enhanced ID by Appointment

New applicants or applicants making changes for Real or Enhanced Identification need an appointment.  All other services are Walk-in Only. 

To make an appointment please follow the steps below.

  1. Fill Out a Pre-Application
  2. Collect the Required Documents
  3. Make an Appointment 
    • Please Click Here to make an appointment after completing the steps above.

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

Walk-in & Appointment Services

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*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

Moorhead Exam Office is Now Open for Limited Services

2615 2nd Ave. N, Suite 4
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.