Driver's License and    State IDs

Appointments Needed 

The Glencoe License Center is taking phone calls each morning as of October 12th for following business day appointments. Please call 320-864-1310 after 8:00 a.m. to schedule an appointment for the following services: driver's license renewals, motor vehicle transactions, DNR, birth, death and marriage certificates. 

Tab renewals are encouraged by mail or drop box located in front of the McLeod County North building, 2391 Hennepin Avenue N, Glencoe, MN. Please include your prebill, insurance info, check, phone and driver's license number. Tabs will then be processed and mailed to you. Tabs may also be processed as a walk-in transaction

Social Security number is required for all DL and State ID transactions      

Written Exams are offered in Glencoe the 2nd and 4th Wednesday's of the month from 10:00am-11:15am. Proper ID is required for taking the exam along with your blue card.
Road Tests are offered every Wednesday by appointment only.  Please call 651-201-7900 or visit Driver and Vehicle Services online here to schedule an appointment.


Driver’s Instruction Permit 
You must have completed the permit test and provide two forms of proper identification. If you are replacing a lost or stolen permit, a vision test will be required. Applicants under 18 years of age must have the application signed in the deputy office or notarized by a parent or guardian.
Fee: $15.50
An instruction permit is valid for two years from the date of application.
  • If you are 19 years of age or older, you must apply for and have a permit for at least three months before taking a road test. This includes applicants who can’t show proof of previously having a license or instruction permit.
  • If you are 18 years of age or under, you must apply for and hold a Minnesota instruction permit for at least six months before taking a road test. If you are under age 18, you must present a certificate of enrollment from an approved driver education course that indicates you have completed the classroom part of your training.

Driver’s License Duplicate/Replacement
Proof of Identity must be submitted when there is a change of any kind. A vision test is not required. Applicants under 18 years of age must have the application signed by a parent or guardian.
Fee: $17.00

Driver’s License Renewal
You must submit your currents driver’s license. To process your application you need to provide your social security number.  A vision test and photo will be required. Applicants under 18 years of age must have their application signed by their parent or guardian. We cannot transfer an out of state driver’s license to Minnesota without additional testing. See New Residents info below.
(Bring proof of citizenship for all CDL renewals e.g. certified birth certificate or passport) 
Class A regular: $51.00
Class A under 21: $31.00
Class B regular/under 21: $43.00
Class C regular/under 21: $36.00
Class D regular/under 21: $32.00
Provisional: $19.25 (with no violation on record)
Provisional: $28.50 (with violation on record)
Instruction Permit: $15.50
Endorsement Fees:
Motorcycle instruction permit: $21.00
Motorcycle renewal: $13.00
School Bus original/renewal: $4.00
Retesting Fees:
Third and subsequent knowledge/written test: $10.00
Third and subsequent road/skill test: $20.00

State ID Card
You can obtain a Minnesota identification card by completing the driver’s license application and presenting two forms of proper identification. A photo will be taken and included on the ID card.
Under age 65: $21.50
Age 65 and older: $20.75
Person with physical or developmental disability or qualified mental illness: $.50
To receive a reduced fee ID card complete the Eligibility Form.

New Residents of Minnesota
If you are a driver moving into Minnesota from another state, certain U.S. territories, or Canada, it may be possible for you to get a license by passing the appropriate written test(s) and vision test only. To be able to do this you must have a valid driver’s license (or one which has been expired less than one year) from your former home state and a certified copy of your birth certificate. 
Please see the information published by the Driver and Vehicle Services Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for more details.

Proof of Identity
Do you have proper identification?
View the Identification Requirements as published by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
Downloadable Files:
MN Drivers License Identification Requirement
Reduced Fee ID Card Application