License Bureau

Welcome to the New Brighton License Bureau

City HallPlease Note: All of our services are now by walk-in only. Hours have also returned to Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm.

However, the last customer must be up at the counter by 4:45 pm during the weekday and 12:45 pm on Saturdays.

We register vehicles new to the state, title transfers, and tab renewals. Please bring your ID and current insurance information including policy number and full expiration date.

We also offer DNR transfers and registration renewals as well as game and fish services including hunting and fishing licenses.

Additionally, we provide Minnesota driver's license and identification card renewals, change of address or change of name, as well as replacement of lost or stolen cards. The New Brighton License Bureau is not an exam station. For questions regarding exam locations, testing, or to schedule an appointment please call 651-284-1234.

Other services we provide include CDL medical card updates, disability, notary, and expedited services. Finally, acceptable forms of payment include cash, in-state checks or, for an additional 2.49% fee, you may pay with a debit or credit card.

Stop in or use our Quick Lane: Tab, DNR and Game and Fish Renewal Options.

REAL DLs/IDs Deadline Extended

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the deadline to obtain a REAL ID, the federally mandated identification needed for passengers to board aircraft, one year to May 3, 2023 due to circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Department of Homeland Security website for additional information.