Minnesota REAL IDs

Blue Earth County’s License Center located at 410 S 5th Street in Mankato processes REAL IDs from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily.

***The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on December 5, 2022, that it has extended the REAL ID enforcement deadline from May 3, 2023, to May 7, 2025.

Minnesotans can continue to use their standard driver's license or identification cards to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities until May 7, 2025.

Beginning May 7, 2025, a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identification card or another federally approved form of identification will be required to board a domestic flight or enter a federal facility.

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