- License Bureau
*APPOINTMENTS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED FOR ANY DRIVER'S LICENSE, PERMIT OR STATE ID AS WELL AS ANY MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTION.
*APPOINTMENTS ARE STILL REQUIRED FOR ALL IRP/IFTA TRANSACTIONS. PLEASE PHONE 320-269-6035 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
The drop box (located outside of the main entrance), in-person, and mail-in are still options for registration renewals. Please be sure to include your current insurance information and a contact phone number.
You can mail your renewal notice to the Chippewa County License Bureau 629 North 11th Street Suite #5 Montevideo, Mn 56265.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY HAS EXTENDED THE TIMELINE FOR STATES TO BECOME REAL ID COMPLIANT. THE NEW DEADLINE TO BECOME REAL ID COMPLIANT IS: May 7, 2025.
The Chippewa County License Bureau is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Enhanced and Real Driver's License and ID transactions end at 3:30 p.m. daily.
- Title transfer and registration of motor vehicles, special plates (i.e. personalized, veteran, disabled, etc.)
- Title transfer, registrations, and renewals of interstate vehicles, (IRP)
- Renewals of International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)
- Prorate hours 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, Monday through Friday by appointment only.
Written and road testing is available at this location on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays of each month. Written testing is 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Appointments are required for the skills test (road) only. To make an appointment please log on to drive.mn.gov . Driver's license renewal, duplicates and first time applications are processed Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Real and Enhanced credentials are processed Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Game & Fish
- Electronic License System for hunting and fishing licenses.
- Regulations also available.
- Special Electronic License System agent for disability licenses. Snowmobile trail stickers also available.
Department of Natural Resources
Title transfer and registration of:
- All-Terrain Vehicles
- Off-Road Motorcycles
- Off-Road Vehicles