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NOTICE: To properly prepare for the transition to the new state driver's license system:

  • NO driver's license applications will be accepted at either the Chaska License Center or the Chanhassen License Center beginning at 4:00pm on Thursday, September 27 through Friday, September 28, 2018.

      

Anticipate long waits with the implementation of the new driver's license system and increased transaction times beginning October 1, 2018.

Standby tickets are issued 90 minutes prior to close and, beginning October 1, 2018, in addition to standby tickets, NO TICKETS will be issued 15 minutes prior to close. 

Those with standby tickets will be served same-day if their number is called prior to office close.

We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we implement the new Minnesota driver's license system.

Chanhassen Service Center

7808 Kerber Blvd
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: (952) 361-3900
Fax: (952) 428-7706
For hours and services, please click here.

Chaska License Center

418 Pine St
Chaska, MN 55318
Phone: (952) 361-1900
Fax: (952) 361-1916
For hours and services, please click here.

The Property Tax, Elections & License Centers Department manages the Chaska License Center and the Chanhassen Service Center. Since federal laws mandate segregation of duties not all licensing services can be offered in one location, please note the following:


New Insurance Requirement: Effective January 1, 2016, insurance information must be provided at the time of registration renewal, title transfer or application for new Minnesota title/registration.


Driver’s Licenses & ID Cards

  • The Chaska License Center is a shared facility with the State Exam Station for driver’s license written tests and road tests.
  • First-time driver’s licenses, reinstatement of driver’s licenses, and Minnesota State Identification (ID) Cards can only be obtained at the Chaska facility.
  • Driver’s license renewals, change of name or address, replacement licenses, and ID card renewals are available at both the Chanhassen and Chaska centers.

Passports

  • The Chanhassen facility accepts applications for passports, cards and books.
  • Passport photos can only be taken at the Chanhassen facility. Effective 11/1/2016, no eyeglasses will be permitted in passport photos except under special conditions.
  • NOTE: The U.S. Department of State Passport Services announces that, EFFECTIVE 4/2/2018, the passport acceptance fee (also known as the execution fee) will increase from $25 to $35. Other fees for passport services remain the same.
  • The Chaska Facility cannot accept passport applications.