City of Wells

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City of Wells


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City of Wells
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Driver's License & Motor Vehicle Services

The City of Wells serves as a Deputy Registrar on behalf of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and can process transactions for: 

  • Motor Vehicle
  • Driver's License
  • Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Recreational Vehicles

Motor Vehicle Services:

  • Vehicle Licensing (Initial Registration)
  • Registration (Tab) Renewals
  • Title Transfers
  • Duplicate Tabs, Plates, and Titles   
  • Report the Sale of a Vehicle

For more Motor Vehicle information click here.

Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Services: 

  • Licensing and Registration for: 
    • Snowmobile
    • Watercraft
    • ATV
  • City Snowmobile Map
  • DNR Land Use Map
  • Hunting & Fishing Licenses may be obtained at True Value Hardware, 33 S Broadway, 507-553-3713

Driver's License Services: 

  • Driver's License Renewals and Duplicates
  • Minnesota Identification Card Renewals and Duplicates
  • Instruction Permit Renewals and Duplicates
  • Drivers Manuals: Available online and sold at our location
    • Class D Manual - $5.00
    • Motorcycle Manual - $5.00
    • Commercial Drivers Manual- $10.00
    • Click here for online manuals

Important Driver's License Information: 

  • The City of Wells DMV is NOT a testing station.  Click here to find a testing station near you.
  • For a list of Driver's License Fees click here.
  • For more Driver's License information click here.
  • Important things to remember regarding REAL ID's and Enhanced ID's:
    • REAL IDs are optional. Standard driver’s licenses and ID cards will continue to be acceptable for driving and other identification purposes now that REAL ID is available.
    • Minnesotans will be able to use their standard licenses and ID cards for federal purposes, including boarding domestic flights, until October 1, 2020.
    • After Oct. 1, 2020, a REAL ID, Enhanced driver’s license or ID or passport will be required for those wanting to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities.
    • REAL ID applicants should be sure to have all required documentation with them at the time of application. Please see the links below for further details.

125 South Broadway
Office: 507-553-6371
Fax: 507-553-5126

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sarah Yokiel - Office Specialist
Sam Seipp - Motor Vehicle Clerk

Wells City Hall
125 South Broadway
Wells MN 56097
Phone: 507-553-6371
Fax: 507-553-5126
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