Driver's Licenses

Now accepting walk-ins for Driver's License Services

Appointments are still available by clicking: BOOK OR MODIFY YOUR APPOINTMENT HERE

Please call 320-968-5010 for assistance scheduling your online appointment.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM

Real ID/ Enhanced Driver's License Daily cut off time is 3:45PM.


real id deadline 2025

That beginning May 7, 2025, a standard Minnesota Identification card will no longer work for air travel and for entering certain federal facilities. 

What type of Minnesota Identification Should I get?

The below chart lists the various types of identification available in Minnesota and the permitted travel for each type of identification. 

Chart listing permitted travel by Minnesota Identification Type

Review the chart and determine which type of Identification will meet your needs.

What should I bring for documentation if I would like to apply for a REAL ID compliant license?

List of documentation to bring to apply for a REAL ID compliant License

Additional REAL ID information can be found on the DVS site.

Link to additional REAL ID information on the DVS website

Can I fill out the driver's license application in advance?

Yes, you can fill out the driver's license application online for all  drivers' license types at the following link: Online Minnesota Driver's License application

When you arrive at the counter, let the License Center staff know that you have already completed the application.

Drivers License Fees

License TypeFee
Class A$50.25
Class B$42.25
Class C$35.25
Class D$31.25
Motorcycle Endorsement Renewal$17
School Bus Fee$4
Instruction Permit$15.50
Under 21 A$30.25
Under 21 B$42.25
Under 21 C$35.25
Under 21 D$31.25
Under 21 D
Provisional Update - no violations
Identification Card$21.50
Senior Citizen Identification Card$20.75
Duplicate Drivers License or Identification Card$17.00


Benton County now accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover for Driver's License and Motor Vehicle Transactions. A 2.45% fee is charged for each transaction.

More Information

Click to view additional driver's license information online