question Minnesota 100% P&T Vehicle Registration, Title Fees, Driver's License Fees, etc., Benefits Update

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New benefit update alert for those 100% P&T residents of Minnesota​

Effective January 1, 2024, there will be several changes to veteran benefits. Veterans with a total service-connected disability will be eligible for new benefits from DVS starting Jan. 1, 2024.

What you need to know​

  • 100% P&T disabled veterans will be exempt from registration fees (including filing fees) for two vehicles of their choosing. This includes passenger vehicles, non-commercial 1-ton pick-ups, motorcycles, and RVs.
  • Does not include personalized plate fee, annual contributions for specialized plates, reinstatement fees or impound fees.
  • 100% P&T disabled veterans will be exempt from title fees (including filing fees) for vehicles purchased on or after Jan. 1, 2024.
  • Does not include salvage inspections or fast track fees.
  • Early renewal/titling (before Jan. 1) is not an option for veterans who would like to take advantage of this benefit.
  • 100% P&T disabled veterans will be exempt from driver's license and identification card fees for all types of cards: Standard, REAL, and Enhanced.
  • Starting Jun. 30, 2024, 100% P&T disabled veterans will also be exempt from paying motor vehicle sales taxes for vehicles purchased on or after that date.
These updates have already been in effect for nearly 4 months now, but the motor vehicles sales tax exemption will begin in approximately 3 months.


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