Moving Out of State in Minnesota
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Minnesota does not issue registration refunds.
Minnesota does not require you to surrender your license plates, though you may do so at any branch location.
- Read our take on things, and make life a little easier for yourself.
- Apply for a new driver's license. After establishing residency, most states require that this be done within a set number of days, usually ranging between 30 and 60.
- Apply for a new registration. This too must be completed within a set number of days after establishing residency.
- Apply for new license plates. This generally coincides with the registration process.
- Apply for a new vehicle title. Unlike the aforementioned, this is rarely mandatory, but you will need to update your title if you ever choose to sell your vehicle.
- If you're a prospective new driver, you will need to check if your permit is honored in your new state.
- If you completed a driver education course in your old state, you will also need to investigate whether your new state will honor the completion certificate.
- Notify your insurance company of your move and provide a new address.
- Notify your leasing company, if your vehicle is leased.
- See if your new state requires any special vehicle inspections or emissions tests.
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