Driver’s License & Identification Cards

Driver’s License Exams




Driver’s License Tests have re-started in Hutchinson!  Click HERE for online services.

Exams and road tests are administered by the State of Minnesota.  All tests in Hutchinson are given by appointment only.  Click HERE for the State of Minnesota’s appointment scheduler.
You can also call the State of Minnesota at (651) 234-1234.

Renewing Your Driver’s License,
Instruction Permit or Identification Card


Renewing your driver’s license in our office does not require an appointment.  However, Optional Appointments are Available HERE.


The Real ID deadline has been extended to May 3, 2023!

From the Department of Homeland Security’s webpage: Beginning May 3, 2023, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or identification card, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another TSA-acceptable form of identification at airport security checkpoints for domestic air travel.  For additional information, please Click Here.


Minnesota offers 3 types of driver’s licenses:
Click Here for a walkthrough comparison.

Standard Driver’s License/ID Card


Click Here for document requirements in English

Click Here for document requirements in Spanish

  • Acceptable for domestic travel until May 3, 2023
  • NOT acceptable for domestic travel after May 3, 2023
  • NOT acceptable for federal purposes


Enhanced Driver’s License/ID Card


Click Here for document requirements

  • Acceptable for domestic travel, meets Federal Real ID minimum standards
  • Acceptable for border crossing by land/sea only


Real ID Driver’s License/ID Card

Click Here for document requirements

  • Acceptable for domestic travel
  • Acceptable for federal purposes

Complete a Pre-Application!

Completing a pre-application is a helpful way to expedite your application process. You are taken through the application process at your own pace and it is very helpful in gathering the documents your will need to bring with your when you visit our office.  Click Here to go through the pre-application process!

  • You will need to enter your Social Security Number while completing a pre-application
    • If you do not have a Social Security Number please follow the prompts
  • Once you have completed the pre-application, print your confirmation page or record your confirmation number to bring with you to our office.
  • If you are applying for a Real or Enhanced Driver’s License you will need to bring ALL of your documents with you to our office.
  • Acceptable forms of payment can be found on our About page

Applicants under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Once you have carefully reviewed the document requirements for the driver’s license/ID card, you want to apply for and complete the pre-application.


Email or Call Us

Optional Appointments Available Here


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