Motor Vehicle Department

Registration & Licensing


The City of Wayzata's Motor Vehicle Department is a deputy registrar office that handles registration and licensing of motor vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, and ATVs. The department issues fishing and hunting licenses and offers passport application processing by appointment only. Passport photos do not need an appointment.

*Please note there is a new insurance requirement--effective January 1, 2016 insurance information must be provided at the time of registration renewal, title transfer, or application for new Minnesota title/registration per Minnesota Statute Chapter 169.798, Subd. 4.

Motor Vehicle Department

Additional services


Additional duties handled by the Motor Vehicle Department include:
  • Notary services
  • Dealer services

Payment Options


The Wayzata Motor Vehicle Department accepts cash, check and credit / debit cards (Visa, MasterCard and Discover). A 2.45% convenience fee will be added to your transaction when using a credit or debit card. Passport application processing must be paid by check only.


Minnesota Department of Public Safety


For more information about motor vehicle services, please visit the Minnesota Department of Public Safety website.