Renewal of Registration Stickers

Using our Drop Box or Mail Service to renew your registration is the fastest way to get your transaction completed and is contact free! Appointments are also available. Walk-in service is available in limited capacity based on staffing levels and appointment cancellations.   


Drop Box/Mail Instructions for Renewal of Registration Stickers:

If you have your renewal notice, you will need:


  • to put your insurance information on the renewal notice near the bottom, include company name, policy number and full policy expiration date (MM/DD/YYYY)
  • to ensure the county kept in listed on your renewal notice is correct. If it is not, make the correction on the notice.
  • to make a check or money order payable to Washington County for the amount on your renewal slip
  • to put the entire renewal notice and payment in an envelope
  • to write "Tabs" on your envelope
  • to place it a drop box or mail to one of our locations
Your tabs will be processed in 1-3 days and mailed to you. 

If you do not have your renewal notice, you will need:



  • to full our the Tab Renewal Form
  • to call our license centers at 651-275-7000 for your vehicle tab price
  • to put the completed Tab Renewal Form and payment in an envelope
  • to write "Tabs" on your envelope
  • to place in a drop box or mail to one of our locations
Your tabs will be processed in 1-3 days and mailed to you. 

Payment Options:


Check or Money Order 
  • Make it out to Washington County 
  • Include your driver's license number and phone number

Wheelage Tax

​​Washington County does collect Wheelage Tax on vehicles kept in Washington County. If you live in Washington County and keep your vehicle(s) at home when not in use or have a business in Washington County and keep your vehicle(s) at your business during non-working hours, you are required to pay Wheelage Tax at the time of initial registration and renewal of registration of your vehicle(s).

Contact Us

  1. LICENSE CENTERS

    Forest Lake License Center 
    19955 Forest Rd N
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    651-275-7333

    Stillwater License Center 
    1520 W Frontage Rd
    Stillwater, MN 55082
    651-275-7000

    Woodbury License Center
    2150 Radio Dr
    Woodbury, MN 55125
    651-275-8600


License Center Drop Box Locations:

Headwaters Service Center
(Outside main entrance)
19955 Forest Rd N
Forest Lake, MN 55025
Cottage Grove Service Center
(Outside main entrance)
13000 Ravine Pkwy
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Stillwater Government Center
(Outside main entrance)
14949 62nd St N
Stillwater, MN 55082
Woodbury Service Center
(Outside lower level near stairs)
2150 Radio Dr
Woodbury, MN 55125