Minnesota 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%.
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.
Compare Standard, REAL ID, and Enhanced Cards
The card type you should apply for will depend on your needs
|Card Use||Standard||REAL ID||Enhanced Card|
|Domestic Air Travel||Only until 10/1/20||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 10/1/20||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.
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 by land and sea when returning from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda or the Caribbean. Only issued to U.S. citizens.