Motor Vehicle Licensing Center

Motor Vehicle Licensing Center
101 Main Ave N.
P.O. Box 616
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: 218-683-7020
Fax: 218-683-7019
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM


The Licensing Center is responsible for serving the public and dealers in the areas of motor vehicle, driver licensing, snowmobile, watercraft & recreational ATV, ORV & OHM transactions.

Motor Vehicle Transactions:

Drivers License Transactions:

*** Driver exams offered in Thief River Falls on Mondays only, at the state DOT building. For appointments or additional information call 218-681-0966 on Mondays only.

DNR Transactions:

Mail your renewal(motor vehicle and DNR) to us at:
Motor Vehicle Office
P.O. Box 616
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Enclose in your envelope:
  1. The Motor Vehicle Registration Renewal(s)
  2. A check for the correct $$$ amount. Your Driver License number and phone number must be included on your check to ensure delivery.
  3. Make sure your address is correct. An SASE is optional.
  4. Verify this is the correct vehicle.
  5. It is your responsiblity to verify all information is correct to ensure renewals are processed and delivered.


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