Department of Motor Vehicles

**Our office will be CLOSED Wednesday, November 11 - Friday November 13 in order to transition to the MNDRIVE System. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 16.**

**The State of Minnesota is not offering Driver's License or permit testing in Moose Lake at this time""

Motor Vehicle Office

The Moose Lake Motor Vehicle Office is now processing all in-person transactions via appointment.

**Click here to book an appointment.**

Note: Appointment link is NOT compatible with Internet Explorer.

Save time by pre-applying for your Driver's License by going to


  • You will receive an automated phone call reminder 1 hour before your scheduled appointment.
  • Following the phone call, a text message will be sent with an arrival link.
  • Once you have arrived for your appointment, stay in your vehicle and click the link provided in the previously received text message. Clicking that link will alert our staff of your arrival. PLEASE WAIT OUTSIDE.
  • Our staff will send you a text message requesting you to come inside for your appointment once the previous customers have left and our staff is ready to assist you.
  • Please be patient and wait outside. Our staff is trying to assist everyone in the safest way possible. This requires additional cleaning efforts and a limited number of customers in our lobby at a time.

If you are having problems booking an appointment or have other questions, please contact our Motor Vehicle staff at (218) 485-8752 and we will do our best to answer your questions.

For customers with registration renewals: We will continue to offer a drop-box option. Included with the registration renewal form, we will need a contact number, a form of payment, and insurance information. These renewals will be collected at the Moose Lake Area Public Library drop-box at 313 Elm Avenue, Moose Lake, MN 55767 and will be return to you via mail. 

COVID-19 Updates:

  • Real ID & Enhanced Driver's Licenses deadlines have been extended to October 1, 2021.
  • Standard Drivers Licenses and ID's can now be renewed online at as long as you have no changes.
  • For information on extensions for an expiring driver's license or ID, use the following website:
  • The Moose Lake Motor Vehicle office will accept drop-off or mailed tab renewals. Our drop-off location is in the Moose Lake Public Library drop-box located at 313 Elm Ave, Moose Lake MN 55767. Our mailing address is 412 4th St, PO Box 870, Moose Lake, MN 55767.
  • For drop off and mail options, you MUST include your renewal slip (or a note with ALL required vehicle info) AND insurance company name, policy number, full expiration date AND check or money order (no cash) AND your phone number.
  • Deadlines for vehicle registration have NOT been extended because services are available by drop-off, mail or online.

Available Services


  • Renewals of Current Driver's Licenses (Social Security number required)
  • State ID's (bring correct forms of ID) ID Requirements
  • Print Driver's License Requirements due to Violations
  • Renewal of MN Permits
  • Duplicate Driver's License/Name change with CERTIFIED court order documents
  • Under 18 Driver's License or Permits (must be accompanied by parent or guardian


  • Snowmobile/Watercraft/ATV transfers and renewals
  • Titled boat applications
  • Snowmobile & ATV maps available

BILL OF SALE required on ALL transfer of DNR applications. Titled boats can only be transferred with current title.

What Our Office DOES NOT Provide