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Motor Vehicle

Deputy Registrar
Kari Aanenson

16 3rd Ave E- STE 4
PO Box 146
Ada, MN 56510
Office Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Monday-Friday
Closed on Observed Holidays
218.784.5481

Motor Vehicle Division

* Vehicle Renewal Registrations & Transfers
* Effective January 1st, 2016, your insurance name, policy number and current expiration date is required on all renewals and transfers with the exception of trailers

Driver's License Division

Renewal Times: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Monday-Friday)

*CDL Required Renewal Information:

  1. Proof of Citizenship (a certified birth certificate or a current passport card or book)
  2. A current medical examiner's certificate

Driver's License Testing

  • Driver's License manuals can be found on the Driver & Vehicle Services webpage
  • Driver's License testing is conducted on the 1st Friday of each month.
  • Written exams are held between 10:00 am- 11:15 am on the 1st Friday of each month.
  • To make an appointment for a road test, please contact the Detroit Lakes Motor Vehicle Division at 218-846-8270.

Department of Natural Resources

  • Boat Registration
  • Snowmobile Registration
  • ATV Registration