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Vital Records and Licensing
151 4th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Drivers Licenses and ID Cards

At the Government Center, we offer various services including:

  • First time identification (ID) cards
  • Renewal of Minnesota driver's licenses and ID cards
  • Request duplicates for lost or stolen drivers licenses and ID cards
  • Process address and name changes to drivers licenses and ID cards
  • Fast Track program (Not available for some services) 
  • Submit status check updates

All other driver's services are conducted at the Minnesota State Exam Station in the River Center Plaza, 1633 North Broadway, Rochester 55906.     

 All services must be in person and require an application. 
  Applications are not available online and will be provided
 at Vital Records and Licensing.

Cash, Personal Checks or Credit Cards are accepted. 

 Make checks payable to:  Olmsted County Vital Records.

State ID Card

  • Submit proof of identification

                 (Identification Requirements)

  • A photo will be taken


  • Submit your current driver's license
  • Pass vision test
  • A photo will be taken
  • Applicants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

Driver's License Duplicate

  • Proof of identity is not required for a lost or stolen license

Address/Name Change

  • Proof of address is not required
  • Provide a certified document with the raised seal supporting your legal name change

Fast Track

  • Guarantees production of your card within three business days
  • $20.00 fee
  • Service is not available for all  renewals

Status Check 

  • Submit original documents supporting your status 
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