Appointments & Walk-ins
To get the fastest service, please schedule an appointment for the AAA DMV online.
A limited number of walk-ins are available each day for same-day service, but are not guaranteed.
Do I Need a REAL ID? What is an Enhanced Card?
The card type you should apply for will depend on your needs
REAL ID and Enhanced cards offer federal identification when boarding domestic flights. Enhanced cards provide the added convenience of border crossing by land and sea from Mexico and Canada. Standard Minnesota ID/Licence cards will be valid for state identification and driving even after 5/3/23, but will not be valid for federal identification or domestic flights.
|Card Use||Standard||REAL ID||Enhanced Card|
|Domestic Air Travel||Only until 5/3/23||Yes||Yes|
|International Air Travel||No||No||No|
|Land & Sea US Border Crossing||No||No||Yes|
|Access Federal Facilities, Military Bases, Nuclear Power Plants||Only until 5/3/23||Yes||Yes|
|US Citizenship Required||No||No||Yes|
More Information and What to Bring
Important Note: required documents must be printed out. Electronic documents are not accepted.