IMPORTANT CHANGES, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016
Insurance Information Required to Register Motor Vehicles
New Law takes Effect Jan. 1, Aims to Reduce the Number of People Driving without Insurance
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who are registering, renewing license tabs or transferring ownership of motor vehicles and motorcycles will need to provide insurance information under a law change that takes effect on Jan. 1.
Driver's License Testing
IMPORTANT CHANGES, EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2015:
Written knowledge tests will ONLY be
offered on the 2nd Thursday of the month
between 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm.
No appointment is necessary.
Appointments are required for road tests.
Road tests are now offered on the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Thursdays only.
Paynesville motor vehicle does not schedule road test appointments.
Call (320) 255-3044 to make an
appointment and tell the examiners if you wish to test in Paynesville or go to https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs/Pages/default.aspx
Then on the left in the middle of the page click on More Services, click on Schedule a Skills Test.
Driver's License renewals can be done Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Social Security Numbers are now required on Driver's License Applications.
IMPORTANT CHANGES, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015:
All drivers renewing their CDL license will be required to provide a document from the following list that meets the proof of citizenship requirement.
-Valid, unexpired U.S. passport or passport card
-Certified copy of birth certificate from any U.S. state
-Consular report of birth abroad issued by the U.S. Department or state
- Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship issued by U.S. Department of Homeland Security
-Valid unexpired Permanent Resident Card
Unexpired employment authorization document issued by USCIS or an unexpired foreign passport accompanied by an approved I-94 form.
If the name on the above document is different from the current name on the CDL, the customer must also present proof of the legal name change(s). Acceptable proof consists of certified marriage certificates, certified divorce decrees or other certified court orders. Divorce decrees or other court orders must specify the name change. Identity and name change documents need to show a clear link between the citizenship or permanent residency document and current name.