Chaska License Center

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Notice: 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.


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418 Pine Street
Chaska, MN 55318

Phone: (952) 361-1900    Fax: (952) 361-1916

Monday, Wednesday & Friday      8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday                     8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Driver's License Exams: 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: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Written exam hours are: 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Road Tests are available by appointment.

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.

  The following services are also available at the Chaska License Center:

  • Driver's License Transactions
       Change of Name 
       Change of Address
       Enhanced DL by Appt Only**
       First Time & Renewals
       State Exam Location
       Fast Track Service
  • Hunting and Fishing Licenses
  • Minnesota ID Cards
       Enhanced ID by Appt Only**
       First Time & Renewals
  •   Motor Vehicle Transactions
       New-to-State Registrations
       Registration/Tab Renewal
       Title Transfers
       Fast Track Service 
  •   Recreational Licenses
  • Cross County Ski Permit
  • Off-Road Vehicle Registrations & Transfers
  • Parks Vehicle Permits
  • Snowmobile State Trail Permit

* Passport photos and applications are processed at the Chanhassen Service Center.

There is an ATM available for customer use. The Chaska License Center does not accept credit or debit cards.

**Enhanced Driver's Licenses and IDs are by appointment only. In Chaska the hours are Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 3:00pm.

A Division of Carver County
Property Tax, Elections & License Centers Department 
Deputy Registrar # 166
418 Pine St. Chaska, MN  55318