Motor Vehicle

The City of Hutchinson Motor Vehicle Office located in the City Center will maintain the hours of operation as follows:

Monday – Friday – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

You may call (320) 234-2599 for an appointment if you are:

  • Renewing a Standard Driver’s License
  • Renewing a Real or Enhanced Driver’s License already in your possession
  • Applying for a duplicate license for a lost/stolen or change of address on a license you already have in your possession.

IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR A REAL OR ENHANCED DRIVERS LICENSE, it is recommended you look at the requirements for each which are further down this page.  Please fill out the pre-application and schedule your appointment using the links below:

For a drivers license pre-application, click HERE.

To schedule an appointment for a first time real or enhanced drivers license, click HERE.

COVID-19 Procedures

Per Governor Walz’s executive order:  You must have a face covering when entering the Motor Vehicle for any service.  Also, all non commercial Class D drivers licenses that have expired from 3/16/2020 to present, have been extended to 3/31/2021.  CDL holders are extended to 2/28/2021.


BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, effective May 20, 2020 Hutchinson Motor Vehicle offices will again be open to the public Monday – Friday 8-4. 

*If you need to renew your Driver’s license please see the link provided above to make an appointment.  

* If you are in need of a written test, you will need to schedule with one of the 15 exam stations open in the state.  Please go to to either schedule a test at an exam station or to take the test online.  St Paul (knowledge test only), Arden Hills, Anoka, Eagan, Plymouth, Rochester, Mankato, Marshall, Willmar, Detroit Lakes, St Cloud, Brainerd, Duluth, Grand Rapids, Bemidji and Fairmont (road tests only)

*If you have a reinstatement fee that you need to pay, you can pay through the phone with a credit card or make an appointment to pay with cash or credit/debit card.

* If you have a tab renewal, we are encouraging you to utilize our drop boxes located on the south side of the city center parking lot or in the lobby.  Please enclose the entire renewal form with insurance information filled out and payment in an envelope. You can also mail the renewal directly to our office at 111 Hassan St SE, Hutchinson, MN  55350

*If you have a title to transfer, you can either:

Email pictures of the title front and back with your purchase price to the DMV email and we will email you back if there is more information to be filled out and the total for the transfer.  You can then enclose the title and payment in an envelope and place it in either drop box and we will process it and send you out your copy. 

You can call the the DMV 320-234-2599 to make an appointment.

* If you have DNR or Fish and Game:  Please call 320-234-2599 for an appointment or drop the renewal notice with payment in the drop boxes. 

The Motor Vehicle office is located at:

City Center
111 Hassan ST SE
(1 block E of Main Street)
Hutchinson, MN 55350
(320) 234-2599
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The City of Hutchinson Motor Vehicle Office located in the City Center will maintain the hours of operation as follows:

Monday – Friday – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

We are closed on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Friday
Christmas Eve Day (after 12 noon)
Christmas Day


*State examiners/testing is temporarily CLOSED until further notice.  

Schedule your road or written test HERE.

You can apply for a REAL ID-compliant card HEREYou will be able to use your standard license or ID card for federal purposes, including boarding domestic flights, until October 1, 2021.

See the list of acceptable identification documentation below.

Thank you to our customers for your past and continuing business. We look forward to providing excellent customer service to you in the future.

Your Motor Vehicle office is here to serve all your needs in transferring or registering your vehicles; obtaining state photo I.D.’s, driver’s license new and renewals, written exams, road tests; DNR and Fish & Game licensing.


  • Driver License Reinstatement fees (cash or credit card only)
  • Motor Vehicle/Driver’s License Information
  • Licenses for all motor vehicles, trailers, motorcycles and recreational vehicles
  • Driver’s License Applications for renewals offered everyday
  • Written exams (Thursdays only 9-11:15 & 1–3)  TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED
  • Road tests (Thursdays only 9-11:15 & 1-3) (Passenger) Class Only  TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED
  • Transfer of ownership on Minnesota titles or out-of-state titles
  • Expedited Titles ($20.00 fee)
  • Expedited Driver’s License ($20.00 fee)

DNR Department

Licenses for fishing and hunting.
Licenses for watercrafts, snowmobiles, ATV’s, OHV’s and OHM’s.
Year, make, and serial number of your recreational vehicle are required.
Proper Identification Required – See the links listed above.

Passport Photos

Passport pictures taken here
$15.00 photo set

Driver’s License Exams

Exams and road tests are administered by the State of Minnesota every Thursday 9:00-11:15 am and 1:00-3:00 pm at the Motor Vehicle Office. Appointments are necessary for road tests; please call (651) 284-1234. Appointments are not necessary for written exams.
Proper Identification Required – See the links listed above.

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