Driver's License Information

Drivers Licenses and IDs

(Please note: fees listed below for Drivers Licenses and IDs are effective August 1, 2019)

Red Lake County does not accept reinstatement fees. This office is only for first-time instruction permits, ID's and renewals.

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Drivers Instruction Permit

You must submit a valid test score sheet or current permit. If you are replacing a lost or stolen permit, you must present Proof of Identity. A vision test will be taken. Applicants under 18 years of age must have the application notarized by a parent or guardian.

Fee: $15.50 (fee listed is effective August 1, 2019)

Please note that this office does NOT offer written or behind the wheel testing.

 

Drivers License Duplicate

Proof of Identity must be submitted when there is a change of any kind. Applicants under 18 years of age must have the application signed by a parent or guardian.

Fee: $17.00 (fee listed is effective August 1, 2019)

 

Drivers License Renewal

You must submit your current driver’s license. A vision test and photo will be taken. Applicants under 18 years of age must have their application signed by their parent or guardian.

We can not transfer an out of state driver’s license to Minnesota unless you have taken the Minnesota drivers written test. Any other inquiries please contact Red Lake County Recorder at 218-253-2997

Fees: (fees listed below are effective August 1, 2019)

Class A: $51.00 (under age 21: $31.00)
Class B: $43.00
Class C: $36.00
Class D: $32.00
Motorized Bicycle Operator's Permit before age 21 and valid to age 21: $17.75
Motorized Bicycle renewal, age 21 or older: $23.75

 

Drivers License Written and Behind-the-Wheel Tests

Red Lake County does NOT offer these services. Please visit the Minnesota Department of Public Safety website to locate where these services are offered.

 

Minnesota State Identification Cards

Fees: (fees listed below are effective August 1, 2019)

Under age 65: $21.50
Age 65 and Older: $20.75
Physical Disability, Developmental Disability or Qualified Mental Illness: $.50
Enhanced Identification Card (in addition to applicable ID card fee): $15.00

A voter registration form is incorporated into the state driver's license, instruction permit, and ID card applications.