Motor Vehicle

Service Delivery Update

In line with state and county reopening efforts, effective July 6, 2021, we will fully reopen to serve you with no appointment needed. Appointments remain available for passport services only. You can visit our locations any time during business hours. We look forward to serving you!

Drop box service remains available for vehicle tab renewal only. Learn more about drop box. 

 The Washington County License Centers located in Forest Lake, Stillwater and Woodbury offer a wide variety of motor vehicle services. In addition to issuing and renewing your vehicle registration, we can also handle your vehicle title transactions, issue and apply for specialized license plates and more. 

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Insurance Information Requirement

Effective January 1, 2016, per Minnesota Statutes 2014, Section 169.798, Subdivision 4
Every owner applying for a self-propelled motor vehicle or motorcycle/moped registration, re-registration, or transfer of ownership must provide proof of insurance. Required insurance information includes the insurance company's name, the policy number and the policy expiration date for the motor vehicle or motorcycle. 

Wheelage Tax
Washington County collects 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).

Below is a list of motor vehicle services that all License Center locations offer. Please follow the links to get more information on each service.

Renewal of Registration Stickers
Information regarding renewing your Minnesota registration.

Duplicate Registration/Plates
Information regarding obtaining duplicate registration stickers or license plates. 

Titles and Transfers
Information regarding obtaining and transferring a Minnesota title or a title from another state. 

Disability License Plates/Certificates
Information regarding obtaining disability license plates or placards. 

Specialized License Plates
Information regarding obtaining special license plates.   

Contact Us

     Forest Lake License Center
     19955 Forest Rd N
     Forest Lake, MN 55025
     Stillwater License Center
     1520 W Frontage Rd
     Stillwater, MN 55082
     Woodbury License Center
     2150 Radio Dr
     Woodbury, MN 55125