Driver & Vehicle Services (DVS)

For complete information on services provided by Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), please visit the DVS website. You may see the list below for Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) locations within Mille Lacs County.

Real ID and Enhanced Driver's Licenses

If you have questions regarding on obtaining a Real ID or Enhanced Driver's License, please see the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's website. A standard Minnesota driver's license or ID card is valid until October 1, 2020.

Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Locations

  • Milaca
    • Deputy Registrar & Drivers License Agent
    • Services Provided: Obtaining driver licenses (new, renewal, duplicates, standard, Real ID and/or Enhanced). Written and road tests. Registering and transferring motor vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, and trailers. Vehicle registration, titling, plates, registration renewal tabs, disabled parking, and wheelchair accessibility. 
    • Hours: Monday - Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed for lunch daily, 12:45 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
      • Make sure to arrive at the Deputy Registrar's office no later than 4:00 p.m. to ensure you are able to complete your transaction.
      • Please note that Enhanced driver's license applications will only be accepted from 8:00 a.m. - noon and 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    • Location: Milaca City Hall, 255 First Street East, Milaca, MN 56353
    • Phone Number: 320-983-3143
    • Written Driver's Test
      • The Minnesota Drivers License Examiners administer the written drivers license test on the 2nd Thursday each month from  9:00 - 11:15 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. at City Hall in Milaca. These are "open times" which means people can come in anytime between those hours. Behind the wheel driving tests are held on the remaining Thursdays at City Hall by appointment only.
    • Behind the Wheel Tests: Call the Cambridge Exam Station on Tuesday or Wednesday at 763-689-7078 or the St. Cloud Exam Station, Monday through Friday, at 320-255-3044.  The Deputy Registrar's office does not schedule driving exams.
    • Commercial Driver's License: CDL road test offered 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Thursday 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Princeton
    • Deputy Registrar & Limited Drivers License Agent (Tabs and Title Transfers)
    • Services Provided: Duplicate Licenses and ID Cards. Registering and transferring motor vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, and trailers. Vehicle registration, titling, plates, registration renewal tabs, disabled parking, and wheelchair accessibility.
    • Hours: Monday - Thursday:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. - noon (except holiday weekends).
    • Location:  First Bank and Trust, 209 Rum River Drive South, Princeton, MN 55371
    • Phone Number: 763-389-4353
  • Isle
    • Deputy Registrar & Limited Drivers License Agent (Tabs and Title Transfers)
    • Services Provided: Duplicate Licenses and ID Cards. Registering and transferring motor vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, and trailers. Vehicle registration, titling, plates, and registration renewal tabs.
    • Hours: Monday - Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Location: 275 W Main Street, Isle, MN 56342
    • Phone Number: 320-676-3490