Drivers Licenses and ID Cards

REAL ID-compliant driver's license and ID cards are here!

Enhanced driver's license or ID Card (EDL/EID)

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All drivers license testing is done at:

Minnesota State Exam Office

River Center Plaza 

1633 North Broadway, Rochester 55906    

For more information about the new MN Driver's License and Identification cards, go to

MN Driver and Vehicle Services at dvs.dps.mn.gov

  Cash, Personal Checks or Credit Cards are accepted. 

Make checks payable to: Olmsted County Vital Records

 

Obtaining a State ID Card with No Permanent Address

If you need to obtain a state identification (ID) card and do not have a permanent address, Olmsted County has a process in place to assist you.

  1. Visit the Vital Records and Licensing office at the Olmsted County Government Center.
    • In order to apply for a state ID card, you must bring a birth certificate.
    • If you have questions about how to obtain your birth certificate, contact Vital Records and Licensing at 507 328-7660.  
  1. Address information will be required on the form. 
    • For your address, use your last known address.
    • For your mailing address, use:

Olmsted County Government Center

Vital Records and Licensing

151 4th St. SE

Rochester, MN  55904-3709

  1. There is a fee associated with the state ID card. Community funding may be available to help cover this cost.
  1. State ID cards generally arrive at the Government Center within two weeks.
    • If you provided a phone number during the application process, you will receive a call when the card arrives.
    • If you did not provide a phone number during the application process, please contact Vital Records and Licensing after two weeks at 507 328-7660 to determine if your card has arrived. 
    • Once the card is at the Government Center, you may pick it up at the Vital Records and Licensing office.
    • ID cards will only be released to you. No one else may pick up the card on your behalf.
    • Any ID cards not picked up within one year will be shredded.
  1. If you have any questions about this process, please contact Vital Records and Licensing at 507 328-7660.