Driver's License Information
Exams: Written tests and road tests are only available at the Chaska facility. Drivers manuals can be accessed online:
Instruction Permit: First-time permits are available at the Chaska facility only. When applying for your first Instruction Permit, you must complete a written Driver's Test. Applicants must have a Course Completion Card along with 2 forms of identification. (See Proof of Identity.) After completing the written test, you will have to complete an application for the permit, have your vision checked, have a photo taken and give your social security number for the application. Applicants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or present an application containing a notarized signature of a parent or legal guardian. If applying for a renewal, the original permit must be presented. The fee for an Instruction Permit is $14.25.
Reinstatement: Testing, which is done by the State, and fee payment can only be done at the Chaska facility.
Relocating from Another State: You are required to take an exam and you must do so at the Chaska facility.
Renewal: Service is available at both the Chaska and Chanhassen facilities. A vision test and photo will be taken during the renewal process. Applicants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian or present an application containing a notarized signature of a parent or legal guardian. If you have a Commercial Driver's License (CDL), you must complete a Self-Certification Form and bring your current Medical Examiner's Certificate and any needed waivers to renew your CDL. In addition to the Self-Certification Form, you will need to present one of the following documents along with your current CDL:
State ID Card Information
In order to apply for a State Identification (ID) Card, you must present two forms of identity. (See Proof of Identity.) A photo will be taken and included on the identification card. To receive a Reduced Fee Identification Card complete the Eligibility Verification for Reduced Fee ID Card Form. The initial application/renewal fee is $20.25. The fee for senior citizens age 65+ is $16.50. The fee for a duplicate card is $14.75. The fee for the Reduced Fee ID Card is $0.50.