Restore your freedom to drive quickly, easily, and legally

An interlock license can help you reduce or avoid suspension and keep you driving when and where you need to. Find out how below.

Get your license back in Minnesota after a DWI

Minnesota has different requirements for those whose license has been revoked versus those whose has been cancelled and denied. Details can be found on the Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Service website.

Requirements for those who have been revoked are summarized below.

How do I get an interlock license?

  • Call LifeSafer Ignition Interlock at 800-634-3077 to schedule your ignition interlock installation. Ask about discounts and special offers. You may install the device at any time but you must wait until you receive a notification from Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) before driving the vehicle.

  • Visit DVS to complete the following: Pass the DWI knowledge test, pay the $680 reinstatement fee and apply for a new Class D driver’s license and pay application fee. Keep your receipts for the reinstatement fee and application fee as you may need to submit them in the future.

  • Go online to complete and upload the ignition interlock forms, including: Ignition Interlock Participation Agreement, Certificate of Insurance for the vehicle(s) to be equipped with the device. If required, sign and notarize the Special Review Awareness form. You can also mail, drop off or fax your completed paperwork: Mail/drop-off: Driver and Vehicle Services Ignition Interlock Unit 445 Minnesota Street, Suite 177 Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101 Fax: (651) 797-1299 Email: dvs.ii@state.mn.us

  • You will receive your restricted license once DVS approves the application.

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