Duplicate Registration/Plates

Using our Drop Box or Mail Service to apply for duplicate registration stickers or license plates is the fastest way to get our transaction completed and is contact free! Appointments are also available and walk-ins may be accommodated depending on capacity and appointment cancellations.


If you have already purchased Minnesota Registration Stickers or License Plates and for any reason need them replaced, you will need to apply for duplicates. Common reasons that Stickers/Plates may need to be replaced are if they are: Lost, Stolen, Destroyed or Not Received. 

Did you know?
If you mailed your registration renewal to the State of Minnesota more than two weeks ago and haven't received your tabs, you can notify DVS by completing the Report Registration Tabs Not Received contact form. DVS will email you a verification letter to use as proof of registration renewal until your tabs arrive. 


Drop Box/Mail Instructions for Duplicate Registration Stickers:
You will need:
Your duplicate stickers will be processed in 1-3 days and mailed to you.

Drop Box/Mail Instructions for Duplicate License Plates:
You will need:
  • to full out the Duplicate Plate Application
  • to check our Duplicate Plate Application Guide to ensure all necessary fields are completed
  • to put Duplicate Plate Application and payment in an envelope
  • to write "Duplicate Plates" on your envelope
  • Amount due varies dependent on plate type: Duplicate Standard Passenger Plates $19.00. Call our offices for Duplicate Special Plate Fees
  • to place in a drop box or mail to one of the locations below
Your plates will be processed in 1-3 days and mailed to you. 

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