Drive thru windows are now open at both facilities for motor vehicle registrations, DNR transactions and Hunting/Fishing licenses. The lobbies remain closed until further notice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please check back for further updates.
Effective June 3rd, Chaska and Chanhassen License Centers available via appointment only for driver’s license services. Passport processing remains unavailable until the Federal passport agency resumes operations.
The Chanhassen Center is not a state testing station for driver's licenses:Visit the Chaska facility for written and road tests, to pay a driver's license reinstatement fee, or to apply for a new Minnesota State ID Card.
Driver's License Exams - Closed until further notice: This is a shared facility with the State Exam Station. Visit the Chaska facility for driver's license written tests and road tests, to pay a reinstatement fee, or to apply for a new Minnesota State Identification (ID) Card.
State exam testing station hours are: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Written exam hours are: 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday
Toward the end of our business day no tickets will be issued to allow us to serve all waiting customers with tickets. This time is adjusted accordingly to complexity of transactions and customer wait times. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. The end of day process is supported only at Chaska License Center and Chanhassen Service Center.
Driver's license and ID changes coming in 2021
Until October 2021, your standard driver’s license or ID card is acceptable for domestic air travel, access to most federal facilities and remains valid for identification and lawful driving privileges. Always check with your destination to confirm ID requirements. For additional details see Driver’s license.
Our service centers accept the following types of payment for services:
Check or Money Order ("checks payable to" varies by location)
Credit cards (accepted at Government Center only)
Accepted: Visa, Mastercard or Discover Card
When applicable, additional payment options for online transactions are described with each specific service.