Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

DMV Moving (1)

The Monticello DMV is moving! The DMV will be closed on Friday, Dec. 3 & Saturday, Dec. 4 as staff move to the new location and make it fully operational. The DMV will resume their regular service hours Monday, Dec. 6 at their new address! If you need immediate assistance, the closest DMV is in Buffalo, at 10 2nd St. NW, Buffalo, MN 55313.

DMV Lobby


The lobby is open with normal hours of operation with no appointment.

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Drop Box Service

  • Vehicle Registration Renewals: Please include the renewal slip, insurance information, telephone number, and payment. Please also make sure the address on the renewal slip is correct. Staff will mail you your renewals.

Voted Best DMV in Minnesota

The Monticello DMV was voted best in the state by WCCO viewers! Learn more about the amazing staff at our local DMV and their commitment to customer service, by viewing the Minnesota CBS Local News Website.


Citizens applying for a motor vehicle or motorcycle registration, re-registration or transfer of ownership must provide proof of insurance.

Accepted Payment Methods

The DMV accepts cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover payments. A convenience fee of 2.49% is charged on each credit card transactions. Customers are informed of the fee before the transaction is completed. This fee is charged by the service provider we use to handle credit card transactions; the DMV does not receive any of these convenience fees.