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 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.

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 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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