Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

The City of Golden Valley's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is a deputy registrar office that handles registration and licensing of motor vehicles, boats, bicycles, snowmobiles, and ATVs. The Department also issues fishing and hunting licenses. Staff includes a supervisor and three license clerks.

Walk-In Service

The Golden Valley DMV is open for walk-in services Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm.


To make an appointment for a specific date and time, follow the instructions below.

  • Appointments can be made online up to two weeks in advance. Each morning at 8 am, another day opens up for scheduling (for example, on January 5, appointments for January 18 are available for scheduling).
  • Please arrive on time, as each appointment is allotted a specific amount of time for the transaction. If you arrive more than five minutes past your appointment time, your appointment will be cancelled, but you are welcome to wait in the walk-in line.
  • Upon arrival, wait in your vehicle until five minutes before appointment time, then please check in at the front door.
  • Before coming to City Hall, make sure you have all needed documents and information to complete your transaction.
  1. Vehicle Registration (License Tab Renewal)
  2. DNR Licenses
  3. No Contact Tab Renewal
  4. Title Transfer
  5. Limited Driver's License Services
  6. Notary Service
  7. Other