Vehicle Registration & Tags
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Renew vehicle license tabs by drop box or mail
Residents can renew their vehicle tabs by mailing or dropping off vehicle registration information through a drop box at Northfield City Hall.
Location of drop box
The drop box is labeled “utility bill dropbox” and is located near the Washington entrance of City Hall, 801 Washington Street.
City Hall, DMV, 801 Washington Street, Northfield, MN 55057
Information to include when dropping off or mailing
- Full renewal form
- Insurance information
- Phone number
- Payment—only money order or check made payable to “DMV.” No cash please.
Tabs will be mailed back to you
Renewals are processed daily and mailed back within two business days.
No extension for expired or expiring vehicle tabs
Drivers can renew their vehicle registration during the peacetime emergency, so there are no extensions for expired or expiring vehicle registrations.
Drivers have until the last day of the expiration month to renew their vehicle registration. They must display their registration stickers by the 10th of the following month.
The Department of Motor Vehicles in Northfield, Minnesota, currently processes:
- Vehicle title registrations and renewals
- Special license plate requests
For vehicle license plate renewals, you may mail in your renewal certificate, along with a check made out to "Deputy Registrar" to the City of Northfield. Our mailing address is:
City of Northfield
Department of Motor Vehicles
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
*Please note you may only mail in license plate renewals, all other transactions must be done in person.
For more information on title registrations, renewals, and license plates, please visit the State of Minnesota, Driver and Vehicle Services.
All motor vehicle transactions must be started by 4:30 p.m. There are no exceptions.