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No, the state will not recognize a transfer until it is done on the title. You must first apply for a duplicate title. Once you receive it, all parties must sign in the appropriate places.
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No, your renewal notice states that your tabs are due on the last day of the month. You can get a ticket on the 1st day of the following month (Minnesota Statue 168.017 Subdivision 2).
The cost varies based on the vehicle.
Yes, we need your insurance company name, policy number and expiration date of the policy. It's a law that you must have your insurance information in your vehicle.
If you are the registered owner or the spouse of the owner, you only need to bring in your vehicle's plate number and we can print your bill at the office. You will need to bring in your driver's license too.
Due to data privacy laws, you will either need the renewal notice or a written permission note. The note must indicate the year, make, plate and insurance information. The note must be signed by the owner. If more than one owner, only one signature is required. The owner must indicate who they are giving permission to, their driver’s license number and telephone number.
If you are a spouse not on the title without the renewal form, you must have the same address.
No, state law says if you drive your car one day of the year, you must pay the full year's registration.
You should bring the lien card into our office, along with your title, and we will send both into the state. You will receive a clean title back. There is a fee of $11 to do this.
You will need either your out-of-state title or registration. If you have a loan on your vehicle, you will also need your loan and insurance information.
For passenger vehicles, you must be 17 and have a valid driver's license. You will want to check with your insurance company, as some insurance companies will not insure a vehicle if a minor is listed on the title.
Visit Minnesota's Driver Vehicle Services website.