Renew a Driver's License, ID Card or Permit

You may renew starting September 1st of the previous year that your card is expiring.

New to Minnesota or First-Time Drivers: AAA Does Not Administer Exams

If you need to transfer your license from another state, take a knowledge exam or road test, find the closest knowledge/road testing station

Select Card Type

Each card type has different requirements. Select the card type you would like to view below and complete the requirements before your appointment.

Do I need a REAL ID? What is an Enhanced Card?

 

Required Steps Before Scheduling Your Appointment

  1. Pre-Apply on the State of MN website
    *Completing the Pre-Application does NOT book your appointment. The pre-application link above will open the MN DVS site in a new window. After completing the online pre-application, you may close the DVS window to return to this screen to schedule your appointment at AAA.
     
  2. Gather all Required Documents for REAL ID
     
  3. Names on required documents must match current name, or proof of name change must be provided.

Required Document Tips

  • You must select documents from the approved list linked above. If it is not on the list, it will not work.
  • Hard copies of documents must be presented.
  • Copies of digital documents are not accepted (downloaded off a website).
  • Names must match exactly, initials for first name will not work.
  • If you changed your name more than 6 months ago, all documents must be in the new name.
  • Tax Returns: you must have the signature page.
  • Lease Agreements: you must have the signature page.

 

Required Steps Before Scheduling Your Appointment

  1. Pre-Apply on the State of MN website
    *Completing the Pre-Application does NOT book your appointment. The pre-application link above will open the MN DVS site in a new window. After completing the online pre-application, you may close the DVS window to return to this screen to schedule your appointment at AAA.
     
  2. Gather all Required Documents for Enhanced Card
     
  3. Names on required documents must match current name, or proof of name change must be provided.
     

Required Document Tips

  • You must select documents from the approved list linked above. If it is not on the list, it will not work.
  • Hard copies of documents must be presented.
  • Copies of digital documents are not accepted (downloaded off a website).
  • Names must match exactly, initials for first name will not work.
  • If you changed your name more than 6 months ago, all documents must be in the new name.
  • Tax Returns: you must have the signature page.
  • Lease Agreements: you must have the signature page.

 

Required Steps Before Scheduling Your Appointment

  1. Pre-Apply on the State of MN website
    *Completing the Pre-Application does NOT book your appointment. The pre-application link above will open the MN DVS site in a new window. After completing the online pre-application, you may close the DVS window to return to this screen to schedule your appointment at AAA.
     
  2. Gather all Required Documents for Standard Card (not REALID or Enhanced Card)
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  3. Names on required documents must match current name, or proof of name change must be provided.
     

Multiple Transactions: Only one transaction per appointment. If you need to complete more than one transaction during your appointment, choose Multiple Transactions instead.

Acknowledgement for Appointment Scheduling

I have read the appointment requirements and gathered the necessary documents.

After selecting I Agree, you will leave the AAA Minneapolis website to schedule an appointment through our appointment provider.

Appointments are scheduled up to 30 days in advance. If no appointments are currently available, please check back tomorrow.