License Bureau

COVID-19 Status Update as of 5/19/2020

The License Bureau hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

  • Brown County License Bureau is now processing driver service transactions by appointment only. This includes driver’s license and identification card renewals, duplicates for address changes, lost or stolen licenses, upgrades to Real or Enhanced DL/IDs, reinstatements, and disability applications.

    We strongly encourage anyone renewing a driver’s license to complete the pre-application online prior to your appointment. You’ll save time and learn what documents to bring with you to your appointment based on the license type you plan to get.

    Limited appointments are also available for title transfers, DNR, and non-passenger class vehicle renewals (one ton pick-ups, farm class, increase/decrease weight, impound, special plate applications).

    To schedule an appointment please call (507) 359-5432.

  • Passenger class vehicle renewals (tabs), CDL medical certificates, disability certificate renewals, title transfers, and other deputy registrar services will continue to be offered through mail and drop box – 1900 Franklin St N, New Ulm MN 56073.

    All transactions will be processed within 2 business days and returned via mail.

  • Written knowledge and road tests are currently suspended at this location. For more information on knowledge and road tests, as well as locating open DPS-DVS exam station, please go to the MN Driver and Vehicle Services Covid-19 website.

  • For questions, please call (507) 359-6570


We handle:

  • Motor Vehicle Title Transfers and Registrations (Tabs)
  • Drivers License Tests, Renewals and Duplicates
  • MN Identification Card
  • Satellite Office for Collection of Property Taxes
  • DNR Game and Fish Licenses
  • DNR Recreational Vehicle Registration
  • Liquor, Tobacco and Transient Licenses
  • Auctioneer & Precious Metals Licenses
  • Notary Services
  • Auctioneer Licenses

Contact License Bureau

Office Hours:  Monday to Friday  from 8 am - 4:30 pm

For driver’s licenses, IDs, or title transactions, we ask that you please arrive no later than 4:00 pm with all necessary documents to allow time to complete these complex transactions prior to our closing time

Located at the Brown County License Bureau - Map (PDF)

1900 N Franklin St,
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 359-6570
Fax: (507) 359-6575

Road Test: Call (507) 344-2799 to make an appointment.

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Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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