Vehicle Tabs and Drivers License Exams

Vehicle Registration (Tabs) Renewal

Vehicle registration (aka: tabs) can be renewed through the mail or in person. Please make sure that the following items are enclosed in the envelope:

  • Renewal Notice or a note that includes plate number, year, make, title number or Vin#, DL# of owner and owner's signature
  • Insurance information which includes company name, policy number, and expiration date
  • Check (payment) for correct amount
  • Verify your address as being correct
  • Verify that this is the correct vehicle
  • Mailing address, if different from the permanent address

Motor Vehicle Inspections

Inspections are by appointment only.  Please call (507) 344-2799 to schedule an appointment.

Drivers License Test

Written tests are given from 9:00 - 11:15 am on Thursdays only. No appointment necessary. Also available Monday thru Friday at the Minnesota Driver Exam Station located at 2161 Bassett Dr, Mankato, MN. Phone (507) 344-2799, for more information.

Road tests are given by appointment only. Call (507) 344-2799 or go online to schedule a road test appointment.

MN Drivers Manual (Link)

El Manual del Conductor de Minnesota (Link)

DVS Forms & Documents & Manuals, Including Audio Files for the Driver's Manual, Motorcyle Manual, and Commercial Driver's Manual. - (Link to MN Driver & Vehicle Services)

Contact License Bureau

Office Hours:

Monday from  7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday to Friday  from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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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