Minnesota Vehicle Registration

Registering your car in the state of Minnesota is a fairly simple process. Typically, dealerships handle car registration for you, but if you purchase a car from a private seller or are gifted a car in any other way, you must register your car with the Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS). Whether you need to apply for a new car registration, renew or replace an existing one, or change your address or name on your car registration, we're here to help. Read more about each service below:

New Car Registration

Registering your car in the state of Minnesota is a fairly simple process. In Minnesota, you must register your car as soon as possible. Read more to get started on registering your car in the state of Minnesota.

Renew Car Registration

Is it time to renew your Minnesota car registration? We've compiled information and links to help you with renewing your car registration in the state of Minnesota. Read more to get started on renewing your car registration.

Replace Car Registration

Should your Minnesota car registration get lost, stolen or destroyed, you must replace it as soon as possible. Luckily, we've compiled information and links to speed up this process. Read more to get started on replacing your car registration in the state of Minnesota.

Change of Address

If you move to a new residence in Minnesota, it's critical that you change the address on your car registration. The process is rather simple. Read more to see how to complete a change of address on your Minnesota car registration.

Change of Name

If you change your legal name in the state of Minnesota, you must update your name on your car registration. It's important to get started on this as soon as the legal name change is completed. Read more about how to get started with this process in the state of Minnesota.

Smog & Emissions Testing

Air pollution is a huge safety issue not only in Minnesota but in the United States as a whole. Read more about the legal limits for smog and emissions testing in the state of Minnesota by clicking below.