Driver's Licenses, Permits & ID Cards

Services, Fees & Payment

In addition to cash, AAA Minneapolis License Bureau accepts local checks, cashier's checks/money orders, and credit cards.

*Cashier's Checks/Money Orders accepted 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday only. Credit card transactions will have a service fee of 2.49%.

License, Permit and ID Services & Fees

Online Pre-Application

Fill out a pre-application online for Driver's License and ID transactions to reduce your time at the counter.

Just print the confirmation page and bring it with you, along with the documents listed on the confirmation, to our office.

Complete & Print Your Pre-Application

Driver Testing Stations

Knowledge and driver tests must be taken at a driver testing station.

AAA does not administer driving tests. Find the closest knowledge/road testing station near you.

Find a Driver Testing Station

REAL ID, Enhanced Cards, and Standard Cards

Please note: required documents must be printed out. Electronic documents are not accepted.

Standard License/ID Card

Valid for federal identification, including boarding domestic flights, only until October 1, 2020.

Standard License/ID Cards Required Documents for Standard Card

Enhanced License/ID Card

Valid for federal identification, including boarding domestic fights and access to federal facilities even after October 1, 2020. Can be used as U.S. border crossing documents. Only issued to U.S. citizens.

Enhanced Cards Required Documents for Enhanced Card


Can be used for domestic air travel and access to federal facilities. Issued to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. Cannot be used as border crossing documents.

REAL ID Cards Required Documents for REAL ID

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