Motor Vehicle

The Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office is located at Northfield City Hall.

The office does NOT administer driver's license testing. The nearest exam stations are in Faribault, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota.


  • Processing driver's license applications, renewals, and replacements
  • Vehicle title registrations and renewals
  • Special license plate requests
  • DNR registrations of ATVs, boats, and snowmobiles.


  • All driver's license and state ID applications must be started by 4:15 p.m. and they must be complete by 4:30 p.m.
  • All DNR and motor vehicle transactions must be started by 4:45 p.m.
  • There are no exceptions