|Driver licensing agency
|Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Driver and Vehicle Services
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Color vision requirement
|Each eye with/without correction
Both eyes with/without correction
If one eye blindother with/without correction
Absolute visual acuity minimum
Are bioptic telescopes allowed?
Minimum field requirement
Restrictions include: daytime driving only, area restrictions, speed restrictions, and no freeway driving.
20/70 in better eye with speed limitations; 20/80 referred to a driver evaluation unit; 20/100 denied license.
Age-based renewal procedures
|Length of license validation
Renewal options and conditions
Vision testing required at time of renewal?
Written test required?
Road test required?
Only if license has been expired for more than 1 year
Only if license has been expired for more than 5 years
|Physician reporting is encouraged. Physicians may contact the Medical Unit in writing; no specific form is required.
Not addressed in driver licensing laws.
Driver is notified in writing of referral. License is suspended upon referral and further examination is conducted.
Will accept information from courts, other DMVs, police, family members, or other sources.
Reporting cannot be done anonymously. However, the identity of the reporter will be held confidential unless the court subpoenas records.
|Role of the MAB
MAB contact information
|The MAB advises the Department of Public Safety on medical issues regarding individual drivers. Actions are based on the recommendation of the majority.
The MAB can be contacted through the Medical Unit at:
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 170
St. Paul, MN 55101-5170