Driver's License, Motor Vehicle & DNR
Beginning May 26th the Courthouse will open it's doors for limited public access. The License Department will take customers by appointment only. Please call our office to make an appointment. If you get our voicemail please leave a detailed message about what business you have and we will call you back. By leaving a detailed message it lets us research your business before calling you back.
Kittson County Office Reopening Guidelines
The Kittson County Courthouse and Highway Department buildings will be opening for limited public business effective Tuesday, May 26. Departments will be open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY unless otherwise indicated below. Kittson County is taking every precaution to ensure your visit to our facilities are safe and asks the public to observe the following rules while utilizing our facilities:
• Please use hand sanitizer. Dispensers are located at the front entrances and at each counter.
• Please wear a facemask if you have one available.
• Please social distance at all times while in our buildings.
• If you arrive early for an appointment, please have a seat outside the office until called on.
• Please allow us time between customers to sanitize our counters.
• If you are not feeling well, please stay at home. We can still help you by phone, mail or email.
• Feel free to utilize the drop box located outside Door #7 (SW Door).
• If you cannot follow these rules, you will be asked to leave the building.
The following are the offices and their individual policies:
Office Policy Phone Number
Kittson County Administrator By Appointment Only 218-843-2670
Kittson County Assessor By Appointment Only 218-843-3615
Kittson County Emergency Mgmt. By Appointment Only 218-843-2113
Kittson County Environmental Service By Appointment Only 218-843-2113
Kittson County Highway Dept. By Appointment Only 218-843-2686
Kittson County License Dept. By Appointment Only 218-843-2657
Kittson County Recorder By Appointment Only 218-843-2842
Kittson County Sheriff By Appointment Only 218-843-3535
Kittson County Social Services By Appointment Only 218-843-2689
Kittson County Taxpayer Services By Appointment Only 218-843-3432
Kittson County Veterans Services By Appointment Only 218-843-2198
Kittson County Zoning By Appointment Only 218-853-2114
Farm Service Agency Appt by Phone Only 218-843-2692
Kittson Soil and Water By Appointment Only 218-843-2619
NRCS Appt by Phone Only 218-843-2619
State of MN Court Admin. Closed to the Public 218-843-3632
Two Rivers Watershed Dist. By Appointment Only 218-843-3333
University of MN Extension Closed to the Public 218-843-3674
Please note the state is currently not offering written or driving tests at our location. For an updated list of locations, please see www.dps.mn.gov or call the Bemidji office at 218-308-2940. If your driver’s license or ID card would have expired during the peacetime emergency, your new expiration date is 2 months after the peacetime emergency ends. Thank you for your cooperation.
Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Due to the new driver's license options applicants need to arrive by 3:30 and title work should arrive by 4:00 PM.
DNR Transactions include licenses for:
- 4 Wheelers
Driver’s license transactions include:
- Driver’s license renewals
- Enhanced Driver's License of ID
- Identification cards
- Instruction permits
- Name and address changes
Motor vehicle transactions include:
- Boat, snowmobile, all terrain, motorcycle and trailer licensing
- License plates
- New vehicle and out-of-state registrations
- Vehicle transfers
Keep a Portion of Your Money in Kittson County
If you do your renewal through our office, the filing fee for vehicle registrations is kept in the county. If you mail in your renewal to the state the filing fee is kept at the state. If you prefer to mail in your renewal you can still mail it directly to our office. Our mailing address is:
410 5th Street S
Hallock, MN 56728