License Center
M-F | 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
307 2nd St NW, Rm. 108, Aitkin, MN
218-927-7057
Kathleen Ryan / Supervisor

SCHEDULE ALL EXAMS AT (drive.mn.gov) ONLY! Follow instructions once on that website and select the exam station you would like. WE ARE NOT AN EXAM STATION AND CAN NOT SCHEDULE ANY DRIVING TESTS/KNOWLEDGE TESTS/MOTORCYCLE TEST ETC. PHONE CALLS FOR THIS CAN NOT BE ANSWERED. There is a drop box inside the main doors of the Government Center where Motor Vehicle tab renewals and DNR renewals can be dropped off Monday-Friday from 8am to 4:30pm. Also available is a new drop box now located outside by our west entrance of the Government Center that can be used at any time for Motor Vehicle and DNR renewals.

Aitkin County License Center

IMPORTANT NOTICE

EFFECTIVE AS OF JANUARY 2024

Dear Valued Customers,

Starting January 2024, certain transactions will not be processed after 4:15 PM. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we strive to provide the best service.

Transactions affected after 4:15 PM include:

  • ENHANCED DRIVERS LICENSE
  • REAL ID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • OUT OF STATE TITLE TRANSFERS
  • MORE THAN ONE TITLE TRANSFER

Please note that this adjustment is necessary due to the time required for these transactions? and our closing time is 4:30 PM.

Thank you for your continued support. If you have any questions, our team is here to assist you!

Enhanced and Real ID Requirements

View EDL/EID Identification Requirements – Enhanced Driver’s License Requirements

View REAL ID Identification Requirements – REAL ID Driver’s License



Driver’s License: It is recommended to pre-apply to help with appointment times.

Pre- Apply link: https://driverservices.dps.mn.gov/EServices

Click here for the link to find Exam Stations in your area and to schedule ALL exams, written or behind-the-wheel.