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Kandiyohi County License Bureau

Kandiyohi County License Bureau
400 SW Benson Ave
Willmar, MN 56201
Telephone (320) 231-6205
mvr@kcmn.us
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS AGAIN EXTENDED THE REAL ID DEADLINE- NEW DEADLINE IS MAY 3 OF 2023

***PLEASE CLICK ON THE BOOK APPOINTMENT LINK BELOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT***
We will take walk-ins daily.  You will be issued a number but we will be giving preference to appointments.
We will not hand out any numbers after 4:00PM and reserve the right to limit walk-in numbers based on workload and the number of clients in the building.


YOU MAY CONTINUE TO USE THE DROP-BOX FOR RENEWALS/TITLE WORK
Leave a phone number with your paperwork. 
If you have a 7-year plate replacement we will contact you to pick up your plates as those will not be mailed out.
YOUR COOPERATION IS MUCH APPRECIATED!!

THIS APPOINTMENT IS NOT FOR A DRIVERS TEST - PLEASE LOG ONTO DRIVE.MN.GOV TO SCHEDULE ANY TESTING APPOINTMENT!!!!

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Book Appointments for 
Drivers License    Title Transfer/Registration
Please Log in under Google Chrome , Firefox or Edge  - NOT internet explorer

Appointments can be made up to 10 days in advance. 
Bookings show unavailable after 10 days but these dates will be  made available on each new day.
If you can not keep your appointed time please call us to cancel it as there are limited number of appointments available each day!


Please use the link above to schedule your Drivers License  appointments.  
To  expedite this process you can complete an online application at DVS.DPS.MN.GOV. 


If you are applying for a Real ID or an Enhanced Drivers License please visit this website - DVS.DPS.MN.GOV and make sure you have all the required documents needed to finish your application - if you do not have the right documents  you will be asked to reschedule.
Please note the deadline for Real-ID's has been extended until MAY 3, 2023

It is appreciated if you could continue using the drop-box for all Motor Vehicle & Boat/ATV Renewals
YOU NEED TO LEAVE  A PHONE NUMBER ON ALL DROP-OFFS.

*If  you have title work, you may scan and e-mail a copy of the title to mvr@kcmn.us and we can e-mail you back the information you need to drop-off your title work. Please put your title in an envelope with a check or money order for the proper amount to do the transaction, along with your insurance information and a working telephone number so we can contact you. We will mail you back a copy of the processed title and any registration you might need.

IF YOU ARE BRINGING IN MORE THAN 3 TITLE TRANSACTIONS PLEASE BOOK 2 APPOINTMENTS CONSECUTIVELY .

We are asking all dealers to
PLEASE continue to use the drop-off system for the time being.  If you have just 1 or 2 transactions feel free to make an appointment  under Title/Registration, but if you have more than that you will have to leave them.
THANK YOU!!!!

*Tab renewals - please have your insurance information filled in - along with a check or money order for the proper amount and we will mail your tabs to you. If there is a 7-year plate replacement due those will need to be picked up. If you have misplaced your renewal notice please include your VIN number and/or plate number along with a permission slip for us to mail out your tabs and include a working phone number. Please be sure we have your current mailing address.  If you have to pay with cash it must be the exact amount due as no change will be sent out.



THANK YOU FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION 

 
 

Please visit dvs.dps.mn.gov and make sure you have the documents necessary before coming in to apply for a Real ID or an EDL. Click on the Drivers License Link at the Left for more information.

We offer expedited title services from 8am-2:30pm  M-F 

MN plate

*Drivers License Applications and Title Work take about 15-20 minutes to process.
PLEASE be here by 3:45PM on Monday - Friday
in order to get your work completed

                                    

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday-Friday
8AM-4:30PM
                                        
     
No EDL Drivers License
will be started after 3:30 

     

         

*Dealer Work accepted:
Monday-Thursday: 8am-3:30pm
Friday: 8am-Noon
Dealers who drop-off work before 3 pm will able to pickup
their processed applications by Noon the following day.

  We can now accept applications for Enhanced Drivers Licenses as well as Standard and Real ID's
* Real ID's  or EDL's will be required for domestic travel by MAY 3, 2023

There is also a pre-application on the state website
dvs.dps.mn.gov
that can be filled out before coming into the office, which will expedite your time at our window.

***Please note - because of the time it takes to do an EDL those applications will only be accepted until 3:30. ****

     

LINKS - 

MN Driver & Vehicle Services

MN Department of Public Safety

MN Department of Natural Resources 

Department of Driver and Vehicle Services

 DVS Logo

 Standard Minnesota driver's licenses

*Did You Know--- A portion of your renewal stays in Kandiyohi County if you renew at your local License Bureau!

*We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover  & American Express

          (There is a 2.45% charge to use a debit or                                                         credit card)

 

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