General Information
Phone Numbers
(651) 638-2109
Emergencies: Dial 911
803 Old Highway 8 NW
Lower Level
New Brighton,

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Upcoming Closures: November 11th

Quick Lane Service Options

Here are three ways to renew your vehicle/DNR registrations!

1. Quick Lane Walk-in 

Tab renewals, game and fishing licenses, and DNR tab renewals may now simply walk in to the Quick Lane for these services!!

*Cash, check or credit card accepted (2.49% credit/debit processing fee).

2. Mail it in (Instructions below)

City of New Brighton
Attn: License Bureau
803 Old Hwy 8 NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

*No cash accepted for mail in.

3. Use our two Drop Boxes (Instructions below)

The first Drop Box is located on the lower level parking lot outside New Brighton City Hall. It is the same box used for utility bills. The second Drop Box is inside the license bureau next to the council chambers.

Renewal notices and payments left in the Drop Boxes before 11:00 am will be mailed out by the next business day. After 11:00 am they will be mailed out within two business days.

*This service is available for current Minnesota Residents and only for tabs.

*This option is not available for Dealers.

*No cash accepted at drop box. 

Instructions for renewing your vehicle registration

Include your insurance company name, policy number, and expiration date (MM/DD/YYYY) with payment and Renewal Notice(s) in one envelope

There are two options to make a payment for drop box and mail in:

  • Pay by check! Checks should be made payable to The City of New Brighton and include a current phone number and driver’s license number.
  • OR print and fill out a Credit Card Authorization form.

*Verify address and Minnesota County on your registration renewal notice. If no changes are noted on the renewal notice, it is assumed that all information is correct and accurate for processing.*

*The Deputy Registrar reserves the right to not process tab renewals if information is missing or incorrect.*

*If you are picking up tabs for someone else without the renewal notice you will need to have an original Authorization Form completed by the owner. Please note it must be an original with a live ink signature.

  • Insurance company name, policy number, and expiration date (MM/DD/YYYY) required.
  • Payments Accepted: Cash, check, *American Express, *Discover, *MasterCard and *Visa. *Debit/credit cards are charged a 2.49% processing fee