DMV Appointments in Minnesota

You can spend less time waiting in line and more time enjoying the North Star State, now that you can schedule certain appointments with the Minnesota office of Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS). This guide will outline the types of appointments you can make, how to go about making them, and what you'll need to bring to the DVS office.

Remember, you may be able to avoid a trip to the DVS altogether by utilizing the online driver and vehicle services offered by the state.

Types of Minnesota DVS Appointments

You can schedule an appointment ahead of time for the following DVS office visits:

  • Road skills exam for:
    • Standard (Class D) driver's license.
    • Motorcycle license.
    • Commercial driver license (CDL).
  • Salvage vehicle inspection.

How to Make a MN DVS Appointment

You can use the Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services' convenient online scheduling system to schedule road testing appointments for:

  • Class D license.
  • Motorcycle license.

If you'd like to make an appointment for a CDL road skills exam, you'll need to call the scheduling center at (651) 284-1234.

Finally, if you want to schedule a salvage vehicle inspection, contact your local DVS office for an appointment. The inspection is conducted to make sure the vehicle isn't the product of fraud or theft and is not a safety inspection.

What to Bring to Your MN DVS Appointment

You won't have to deal with the headache of making multiple trips to the DVS office as long as you bring all of the required items for your particular type of appointment. Check out our guides for an idea of what you'll need to bring to the following MN Driver and Vehicle Services office visits:

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